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or au·tar·chy  (ô′tär′kē)
n. pl. au·tar·kies or au·tar·chies
1. A policy of national self-sufficiency and nonreliance on imports or economic aid.
2. A self-sufficient region or country.

[Greek autarkeia, self-sufficiency, from autarkēs, self-sufficient : auto-, auto- + arkein, to suffice.]

au·tar′kic (-kĭk), au·tar′ki·cal (-kĭ-kəl) adj.


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to autarky
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.autarkical - of or relating to or characterized by autarchyautarkical - of or relating to or characterized by autarchy
2.autarkical - of countries; not relying on imports
independent - free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"
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The informal relationships between people were natural and self-sufficient and the autarkical thought has not ceased to be present.
For it, it was necessary to verify the existence of vertical and horizontal coordination of the different institutions: National, provincial and/or autarkical, in what concerns to the management of the Socio-agropecuarian programs.
This denial of the female capacity for creation feeds readily into a common topos that permeates science fiction from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein on: autarkical fantasies indulged by the (male) scientist as "creator" or "demiurge," "che costruisce gli uomini artificiali per dimostrare che pub fare a meno di Dio" (Caronia, Il corpo virtuale 27).