1、olig- + -archy.
- oligarchy (n.)
- 1570s, from Middle French oligarchie (14c.), from Greek oligarkhia "government by the few," from stem of oligos "few, small, little" (see oligo-) + arkhein "to rule" (see archon).
- 1. Athens was suffering under the rule of an oligarchy that had no concern for the people's welfare.
- 2. The only secure basis for oligarchy is collectivism.
- 3. But the landed oligarchy had stunted the country's democratic development for generations.
- 4. It had long been realized that the only secure basis for oligarchy is collectivism.
- 5. Insecure and fearful of its own people, the oligarchy preserves itself through tyranny.
- 由于担心和害怕自己的人民, 统治集团只能靠实行暴政来维护其统治.
[ oligarchy 造句 ]