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polyarchy

[pol-ee-ahr-kee] /ˈpɒl iˌɑr ki/
noun, plural polyarchies.
1.
a form of government in which power is vested in three or more persons.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; poly- + -archy
Related forms
polyarchic, polyarchical, adjective
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polyarchy

/ˈpɒlɪˌɑːkɪ/
noun (pl) -chies
1.
a political system in which power is dispersed
Word Origin
C17: from poly- + -archy
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