an autocratic government.
- au·tar·chic, au·tar·chi·cal, adjective
- au·tar·chi·cal·ly, adverb
- au·tar·chist, noun
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How to use autarchy in a sentence
Of the over 240 distinct territories, countries, and protectorates, very few (if any) are truly autarchic entities.
At a very small scale of existence, such as autarchic existence, the means were very simple, and very few.
It resulted in a new set of dependencies among communities that had afforded autarchic modes of existence for thousands of years.
British Dictionary definitions for autarchy (1 of 2)
unlimited rule; autocracy
- autarchic or autarchical, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for autarchy (2 of 2)
a variant spelling (now rare) of autarky
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