Definición de polity en inglés:


Saltos de línea: pol¦ity
Pronunciación: /ˈpɒlɪti

sustantivo (plural polities)

  • 1A form or process of civil government or constitution: the civic humanist’s polity a vision of a plural Arab polity
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    • They faced an enormous task of transforming their economies and polities from centralized communist control to the market economies and pluralist democracies that membership required.
    • That must be defended at all costs to preserve our pluralism and democratic polity.
    • The confidence that nonbelievers can reason morally seems to be a precondition for a religiously plural democratic polity.
  • 1.1An organized society; a state as a political entity: the period in which West Germany was a distinct polity
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    • In other words, in spite of the facade of the modern state, power in most African polities progresses informally, between patron and client along lines of reciprocity.
    • Only by pushing for a name change can the country build itself as a polity and thereby establish a national identity.
    • What about the legitimacy of citing the decisions of constitutional courts in other polities?


mid 16th century: from obsolete French politie, via Latin from Greek politeia 'citizenship, government', from politēs 'citizen', from polis 'city'.

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