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an·ar·chism

 (ăn′ər-kĭz′əm)
n.
1. The theory or doctrine that all forms of government are oppressive and undesirable and should be abolished.
2. Active resistance and terrorism against the state, as used by some anarchists.
3. Rejection of all forms of coercive control and authority: "He was inclined to anarchism; he hated system and organization and uniformity" (Bertrand Russell).

an′ar·chist (-kĭst) n.
an′ar·chis′tic (-kĭs′tĭk) adj.

anarchism

(ˈænəˌkɪzəm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) political theory a doctrine advocating the abolition of government
2. the principles or practice of anarchists

an•ar•chism

(ˈæn ərˌkɪz əm)

n.
1. a doctrine urging the abolition of government or governmental restraint as the indispensable condition for full social and political liberty.
2. the methods or practices of anarchists.
[1635–45]

anarchism

1. a political theory advocating the elimination of governments and governmental restraint and the substitution of voluntary cooperation among individuals.
2. the methods and practices of anarchists. Cf. Nihilism.anarchist, n.anarchic, adj.
See also: Government

anarchism

The political theory that all governments oppress the people and should be abolished.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anarchism - a political theory favoring the abolition of governmentsanarchism - a political theory favoring the abolition of governments
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
Translations
فَوْضَوِيه
anarchismus
anarkisme
anarchizmus
stjórnleysi
anarchizmus
anarşizm

anarchism

[ˈænəkɪzəm] Nanarquismo m

anarchism

[ˈænərkɪzəm] nanarchisme m

anarchism

nAnarchismus m

anarchism

[ˈænəˌkɪzm] n (Pol) → anarchismo

anarchy

(ˈӕnəki) noun
1. the absence or failure of government. Total anarchy followed the defeat of the government.
2. disorder and confusion.
ˈanarchist noun
1. a person who believes that governments are unnecessary or undesirable.
2. a person who tries to overturn the government by violence.
ˈanarchism noun
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