duarchy

government by two people; diarchy

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Duarchy — Du ar*chy, n. [Gr. ? two + archy.] Government by two persons. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duarchy — /dooh ahr kee, dyooh /, n., pl. duarchies. a government or form of government in which power is vested equally in two rulers. [1580 90; < L du(o) TWO + ARCHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • duarchy — du·ar·chy …   English syllables

  • duarchy —   see diarchy …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • duarchy — /d(y)uwarkiy/ A form of government where two reign jointly …   Black's law dictionary

  • duarchy — A government with two rulers …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • duarchy — ˈd(y)üˌärkē noun ( es) Etymology: irregular from Late Greek dyarchia, from Greek dy + archia archy : a government by two rulers having equal power …   Useful english dictionary

  • Authority — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Authority >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 authority authority Sgm: N 1 influence influence patronage power preponderance credit prestige prerogative jurisdiction Sgm: N 1 right right …   English dictionary for students

  • dinarchy — /din ahr kee/, n., pl. dinarchies. duarchy. [1650 60; < F (obs.) dinarchie, equiv. to din erroneous for DI 1 (after bi , bin ) + archie ARCHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • aristocracy — Synonyms and related words: FFVs, absolute monarchy, aedileship, ancestry, ancienne noblesse, archbishopric, archiepiscopacy, archiepiscopate, aristocraticalness, autarchy, autocracy, autonomy, baronage, baronetage, barons, beau monde, birth,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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