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-archy

noun combining form
plural -archies

Definition of -ARCHY

:  rule :  government <squirearchy>
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Origin of -ARCHY

Latin -archia, from Greek, from archein to rule — more at arch-
-ARCHY Defined for Kids

-archy

noun suffix \ˌär-kē, in a few words also ər-kē\
plural -archies

Definition of -ARCHY for Kids

:  rule :  government <monarchy>

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