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Definition of the noun Securocrat
What does Securocrat mean as a name of something?
- Any of the members of the police and Security Service that dominated the South African government in the 1980s.
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From Apartheid to Democracy, 1948-2005 by Kevin A. O'Brien
The term securocrat refers to those security officials who directed and controlled the national and counter-revolutionary strategies as core elements in the bureaucracy; it is not known who first coined the term, but it has always uniquely referred ...
by Thomas M. Leonard
anti-securocrat group inside the NP (led by F. W. De Klerk) seized the opportunity to dismantle the SSC (securocrat) network. Botha was forced to resign in 1989 and De Klerk became leader of the NP and state president. After coming to power ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
securocrat /sɪˈkjʊərə(ʊ)krat, sɪˈkjɔːrə (ʊ)krat/ 7noun a military or police officer who holds an influential position in the government; an advocate of the close involvement of military and police officers ...
by Cambridge University Press
securocrat /s1'kjuarakraat/ noun [C] POLITICS a military or police officer who has ...
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Scrabble value of S1E1C3U1R1O1C3R1A1T1
The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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