monarchism


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mon·ar·chism

 (mŏn′ər-kĭz′əm, -är′-)
n.
1. The system or principles of monarchy.
2. Belief in or advocacy of monarchy.

mon′ar·chist (-kĭst) n.
mon′ar·chis′tic adj.

mon•ar•chism

(ˈmɒn ərˌkɪz əm)

n.
1. the principles of monarchy.
2. advocacy of monarchical rule.
[1830–40; compare French monarchisme, German Monarchismus]
mon′ar•chist, n., adj.
mon`ar•chist′ic, adj.

monarchism

the doctrines and principles of a monarchical government. — monarchist, n.monarchical, adj.
See also: Government
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monarchism - a belief in and advocacy of monarchy as a political systemmonarchism - a belief in and advocacy of monarchy as a political system
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
Translations

monarchism

[ˈmɒnəkɪzəm] N (= system) → monarquía f; (= advocacy of monarchy) → monarquismo m

monarchism

n (= system)Monarchie f; (= advocacy of monarchy)Monarchismus m

monarchism

[ˈmɒnəkɪzm] nmonarchia
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