Meaning of “anarchism” in the English Dictionary

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"anarchism" in British English

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anarchismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈæn.ə.kɪ.zəm/ us /-ɚ-/


  • It differed fundamentally from Russian anarchism in that it was directed against alien rulers of another faith and another civilisation.
  • Military anarchism shall be destroyed if England, France, and Russia can destroy it.
  • Such philosophy had always seemed to him to savor dangerously of anarchism.
  • The branch librarian assures me that the brand of anarchism that they profess has grown perceptibly milder since they have met in the library.
  • The third clause was about the growth and spread of anarchism.

(Definition of “anarchism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)