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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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From this standpoint, Gregor explains how Mussolini's autarkical policies functioned as a substitute for the phase Marx calls primitive accumulation because they helped the state to rapidly grow its industry.
It is an outcome of a protracted conflict between the center, comprising Pyongyang and the elite ruling class, with its autarkical desire for sovereign control of North Korean political and economic terrain, and the borderland, the political center of the Kim family dynasty.
The citizen is self-subsistent not in an autarkical sense but only in relation to and as integral member of the whole.