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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishanarchyan‧ar‧chy /ˈænəki $ -ər-/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  CONTROLa situation in which there is no effective government in a country or no order in an organization or situation The prison is close to anarchy. The classroom was in a constant state of anarchy.slide/fall/descend into anarchy The nation is in danger of falling into anarchy.
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anarchyThe Big Boy, when he hints at anarchy, is still respectful, apologetic, as if talking to a superior.Bad films emerge from creative anarchy which brings out the weaknesses of those involved.And that would imply either anarchy or autocracy.Perhaps, then, once homosexuals can marry, marital anarchy will follow?There was a state of near anarchy in the classroom.That there are risks associated with civil disobedience no one would deny, and among them is the risk of anarchy.
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