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monarchism

[mon-er-kiz-uh m]
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noun
  1. the principles of monarchy.
  2. advocacy of monarchical rule.
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Origin of monarchism

1830–40; monarch(y) + -ism; compare French monarchisme, German Monarchismus
Related formsmon·ar·chist, noun, adjectivemon·ar·chist·ic, adjectivean·ti·mon·ar·chism, nounan·ti·mon·ar·chist, noun, adjectivean·ti·mon·ar·chis·tic, adjectivenon·mon·ar·chist, nounnon·mon·ar·chis·tic, adjectivepro·mon·ar·chist, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for antimonarchist

antimonarchist

adjective
  1. opposed to a monarchy
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noun
  1. a person who is opposed to a monarchy
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Word Origin and History for antimonarchist

monarchism

n.

from French monarchisme, from monarchie (see monarchy).

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