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au·tar·chy 1

 (ô′tär′kē)
n. pl. au·tar·chies
1. Absolute rule or power; autocracy.
2. A country under such rule.

[From Greek autarkhos, self-governing, autarch : auto-, auto- + arkhos, ruler (from arkhein, to rule).]

au·tar′chic (-kĭk), au·tar′chi·cal (-kĭ-kəl) adj.

au·tar·chy 2

 (ô′tär′kē)
n.
Variant of autarky.

autarchy

(ˈɔːtɑːkɪ)
n, pl -chies
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) unlimited rule; autocracy
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) self-government; self-rule
[C17: from Greek autarkhia, from autarkhos autocratic; see auto-, -archy]
auˈtarchic, auˈtarchical adj

autarchy

(ˈɔːtɑːkɪ)
n, pl -chies
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a variant spelling (now rare) of autarky

au•tar•chy

(ˈɔ tɑr ki)

n., pl. -chies.
1. absolute sovereignty.
2. an autocratic government.
[1655–65; < Greek autarchía self-rule. See aut-, -archy]
au•tar′chic, au•tar′chi•cal, adj.
au′tar•chist, n.

autarchy

1. an absolute sovereignty.
2. an autocratic government.
3. autarky. — autarch, n.autarchie, autarchical, adj.
See also: Government

autarchy

A form of government in which one person has absolute and unlimited power.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.autarchy - economic independence as a national policy
independence, independency - freedom from control or influence of another or others
2.autarchy - a political system governed by a single individualautarchy - a political system governed by a single individual
monarchy - an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority
form of government, political system - the members of a social organization who are in power
dictatorship, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, absolutism - a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)

autarchy

noun
A government in which a single leader or party exercises absolute control over all citizens and every aspect of their lives:
Translations

autarchy

[ˈɔːtɑːkɪ] Nautarquía f

autarchy

n
Selbstregierung f