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.nounjump to other results
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NAmE//‑kɪkl//) adjective It had become a lawless, anarchic city in which corruption thrived.