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autarchy

au·tar·chy

autarchy

pronunciation:
aw tar ki
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Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: autarchies
definition 1: absolute power to rule; absolute sovereignty; autocracy.
definition 2: a state or government under such a power.
similar words:
autocracy, tyranny
definition 3: variant of autarky.
derivations: autarchic (adj.), autarchical (adj.), autarchically (adv.), autarchist (n.)
Word Parts
The word autarchy contains the following parts:
arch, archi, arche (archae), archeo, (archaeo), -arch, -archy Greek root that means first in rank or time
synonyms:
prim, princ, prot, proto