Definition of -archy in English:


Pronunciation: /ˈɑːki/

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combining form

  • (Forming nouns) denoting a type of rule or government, corresponding to nouns ending in -arch: monarchy


representing Greek arkh(e)ia 'government, leadership', formed as -arch: see -y3.

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