autarchy

Primary Meanings of autarchy

1.
n
a political system governed by a single individual
2.
n
economic independence as a national policy
Full Definitions of autarchy
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n a political system governed by a single individual

Synonyms:
autocracy
Types:
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monarchy
an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority
Caesarism, Stalinism, absolutism, authoritarianism, despotism, dictatorship, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, totalitarianism, tyranny
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
parliamentary monarchy
a monarchy having a parliament
kingdom
a monarchy with a king or queen as head of state
empire
a monarchy with an emperor as head of state
police state
a country that maintains repressive control over the people by means of police (especially secret police)
Type of:
form of government, political system
the members of a social organization who are in power
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n economic independence as a national policy

Synonyms:
autarky
Type of:
independence, independency
freedom from control or influence of another or others

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