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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Greek
Origin: autarchia, from auto- ( AUTO-) + -archia ( -ARCHY)

autarchy

noun
     
Related topics: Government
au‧tar‧chy especially British English ; autarky American English plural autarchies [uncountable and countable]
PG formal a policy in which a country or area does not want or need goods, food etc from any other country or area, or a country which has this policy

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