Definition of polycratic in US English:

polycratic

adjective

Politics
  • Especially with reference to Nazi Germany: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of polycracy; governed by many.

Origin

1950s. From poly- + -cratic, after polycracy. Compare earlier polycratism and polyarchic.

Pronunciation

polycratic

/ˌpɒlɪˈkratɪk/