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monarchical

or monarchic

[muh-nahr-ki-kuh l or muh-nahr-kik] /məˈnɑr kɪ kəl or məˈnɑr kɪk/
adjective
1.
of, like, or pertaining to a monarch or monarchy.
2.
characterized by or favoring monarchy.
Origin of monarchical
1570-1580
1570-80; < Greek monarchik(ós) (see monarch, -ic) + -al1
Related forms
monarchically, adverb
antimonarchic, adjective
antimonarchical, adjective
antimonarchically, adverb
nonmonarchic, adjective
nonmonarchically, adverb
premonarchical, adjective
semimonarchic, adjective
semimonarchical, adjective
semimonarchically, adverb
unmonarchic, adjective
unmonarchical, adjective
unmonarchically, adverb
Can be confused
monarchal, monarchical.
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