autarkic, autarkical, adj.autarkically, adv.autarkist, n.
/aw"tahr kee/, n., pl. autarkies.
1. the condition of self-sufficiency, esp. economic, as applied to a nation.
2. a national policy of economic independence.
Also, autarchy.
[1610-20; < Gk autárkeia, equiv. to aut- AUT- + arke- suffice + -ia -IA]

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