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- adj. Of, pertaining to, or marked by autarchy; autocratic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. of or pertaining to autocracy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to autarchy; specifically, pertaining to a stage of social evolution in which groups are held together in larger wholes involuntarily and by force.
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- adj. of or relating to or characterized by autarchy
Plus the "vulture funds" (that hold a significant percentage of defaulter bonds) always ready for the slightest mistake from Argentine authorities to request an embargo of available assets overseas, particularly if the Central Bank looses its condition of "autarchic" from the Argentine Treasury.
They were not fully autarchic, whatever their aims may have been.
Markets need not be totally free, but the autarchic impulse would be fatal, if only because it will restrict Kay's division of labor, making us steadily poorer, not to say less safe.
Once the threat of revolution has passed, an autarchic elite will undo the redistribution.
It is therefore ironic that Mr. Ohanian also makes the argument that unions are not the answer to the wage problem, since it was the bargaining power of workers in the private sector in the postwar period of high union density that, along with the relatively autarchic nature of the U.S. economy at the time, kept wages rising with productivity.
As previously autarchic systems in China, India and former Soviet states come into direct interplay with the capitalist West, the result is a big win for technology-rich capital goods and services in which the science - and engineering-rich aerospace complex directly plays.
What will happen as these become more costly than alternative energy sources that can be used to support autarchic, nationalistic systems?
It is possible that India and China can advance by using their own resources and confining themselves to autarchic systems.
In contrast, continental powers have been traditionally autarchic and have exercised more independent diplomacy.
The point is, economic nationalism, with its implicit autarchic and save-yourself character, embodies exactly the wrong spirit and runs in precisely the wrong direction from the global system that will be necessary to create the future we all want.