Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 08/15/17 Autarky

Autarky (noun)
autarky or autarchy [aw-tahr-kee]


noun, plural autarkies.
1. the condition of self-sufficiency, especially economic, as applied to a nation.
2. a national policy of economic independence.


Origin: 1610-20; < Greek autárkeia, equivalent to aut- aut- + arke- suffice + -ia -ia

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