• (British) IPA: /ˈæ.nə.ki/
  • (America) enPR: ănʹär-kē, IPA: /ˈæn.ɑɹ.ki/


  1. (uncountable) The state of a society being without authorities or an authoritative governing body.
  2. (uncountable) 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.
  3. (countable) A chaotic and confusing absence of any form of political authority or government.
  4. Confusion in general; disorder.
Synonyms Antonyms
  • (all senses) nonanarchy (rare)
  • (disorder) order
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