Pronunciation: (tek-nok'ru-sē), [key]
—pl. -cies for 2, 3.
1. a theory and movement, prominent about 1932, advocating control of industrial resources, reform of financial institutions, and reorganization of the social system, based on the findings of technologists and engineers.
2. a system of government in which this theory is applied.
3. any application of this theory.
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