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English definition of “anarchy”

anarchy

noun [U]     /ˈæn.ə.ki/ US  /-ɚ-/
a situation in which there is no organization and control , especially in society , because there is no effective government : What we are witnessing is the country's slow slide into anarchy. The country has been in a state of anarchy since the inconclusive election . If the pay deal isn't settled amicably there'll be anarchy in the factories .Social order and disorder
(Definition of anarchy noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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