noun, plural pol·i·ties.
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Origin of polity
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH politypolicy, polity
Example sentences from the Web for polity
In recent years, visions of transnational racial polities have dominated.
The gulf between mercantile hubs and the polities in which they are lodged is not new.
The same preferences are reflected in what the polities omit to do.
These preferences are reflected in what the polities do, how they behave.
Before the war the Southern States were aristocracies, highly educated, and disciplined in the science of polities.Black and White|Timothy Thomas Fortune
A Conservative in polities, he was elected in 1864 Mayor of Norwich.Norfolk Annals|Charles Mackie
You are following the popular avenue to polities, I suppose.The Half-Hearted|John Buchan
We stood in antagonism to the monarchical and aristocratical polities of Europe.
States which have such laws are not polities but parties, and their notions of justice are simply unmeaning.Laws|Plato