technocrat

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From techno- +‎ -crat.

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technocrat (plural technocrats)

  1. An advocate of technocracy.
  2. An expert in some technology, especially one in a managerial or administrative role.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 87:
      Another by now trusted technocrat, d'Aguesseau, returned as Chancellor, initiating down to his death in 1751 landmark judicial reforms.
  3. An individual who makes decisions based solely on technical information and not personal or public opinion.

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