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autarchy

noun au·tar·chy \ ˈȯ-ˌtär-kē \

Definition of autarchy

Origin and Etymology of autarchy

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autarchy

noun

Definition of autarchy

plural autarchies
: absolute sovereignty : autocracy

autarch

play \ˈȯ-ˌtärk\ noun

Origin and Etymology of autarchy

Greek autarchia, from aut- + -archia -archy


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