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Urban Dictionary: A system of government characterized by rampant corruption and misallocation of public funds.

That country is a kleptocracy in which nothing is accomplished without greasing the palms of government officials. a political regime whose members make flagrantly dishonest use of their official position for personal gain Kleptis is the Freek word for thief. Klepto is the ancient Freek verb for to steal. Kratos is the Greek word for power or state.

Oxford English Dictionary: A ruling body or order of thieves. Also, government by thieves; a nation ruled by this kind of government.



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