Definitions for anarchyˈæn ər ki
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an•ar•chyˈæn ər ki(n.)
a state of society without government or law.
political and social disorder due to the absence of governmental control.
a theory that regards the absence of all direct or coercive government as a political ideal and that proposes the cooperative and voluntary association of individuals and groups as the principal mode of organized society.
confusion; chaos; disorder.
Origin of anarchy:
1530–40; < MF anarchie or ML anarchia < Gk anarchía lack of a leader
a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
The state of a society being without authoritarians or a governing body.
Anarchism; the political theory that a community is best organized by the voluntary cooperation of individuals, rather than by a government, which is regarded as being coercive by nature.
A chaotic and confusing absence of any form of political authority or government.
confusion in general; disorder
absence of government; the state of society where there is no law or supreme power; a state of lawlessness; political confusion
hence, confusion or disorder, in general
Anarchy has more than one definition. Some use the term "anarchy" to refer to a society without a publicly enforced government or violently enforced political authority. When used in this sense, anarchy may or may not be intended to imply political disorder or lawlessness within a society. Others, including most individuals who self-identify as anarchists, use the term to imply a system of governance, mostly theoretical at a nation state level. There are also other forms of anarchy that attempt to avoid the use of coercion, violence, force and authority, while still producing a productive and desirable society. Anarchy is also a technical issue of economic science.
Translations for anarchy
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the absence or failure of government
Total anarchy followed the defeat of the government.
- فَقْدَان الحُكْمArabic
- anarquiaPortuguese (BR)
- anarchie, bezvládíCzech
- die AnarchieGerman
- anarki; lovløshedDanish
- هرج و مرجFarsi
- अव्यवस्था, अराजकताHindi
- tanpa pemerintahan, anarkiIndonesian
- 무정부 상태Korean
- kegagalan kerajaanMalay
- anarki, lovløshetNorwegian
- هرج و مرجPersian
- anarchia, bezvládieSlovak
- 無政府狀態Chinese (Trad.)
- طوائف الملوکیUrdu
- tình trạng vô chính phủVietnamese
- 无政府状态Chinese (Simp.)
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