autarchy

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autarchy absolute sovereignty. XVII. — Gr. autarkhíā, f. aútarkhos, f. autós AUTO- + árkhein rule; see -Y2.

autarky

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autarky self-sufficiency. XVII. — Gr. autárkeia, f. autárkēs, f. autós AUTO- + arkeîn suffice; see -Y3.