Definition of anarchy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

anarchy

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈænərki//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a situation in a country, an organization, etc. in which there is no government, order, or control The overthrow of the military regime was followed by a period of anarchy. There was complete anarchy in the classroom when their usual teacher was away.
NAmE//əˈnɑrkɪk//
 
(anarchical
NAmE//‑kɪkl//
 
)
adjective It had become a lawless, anarchic city in which corruption thrived.
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