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  • adj. Of or pertaining to an autarky
  • adj. self-sufficient

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. not relying on imports; -- of countries.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of countries; not relying on imports


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  • Affordable and reliable spaceflight needn't be side tracked by autarkic populism.

    Ares Troubles Mount - NASA Watch

  • Many others, such as former head of the Libyan National Oil Corporation, Shukri Ghanem, successfully fended off the worst possible excesses of the resource nationalism and autarkic thinking of Seif's opponents.

    The Seif Paradox

  • Its transition from centrally-planned, autarkic and dysfunctional empire to a more pluralistic, modern and dynamic element of a multi-polar world is lasting decades.

    Head to Head in Moscow Power Play

  • "We don't want an autarkic economy that stays within itself, isolated from the process of globalization," he said.

    Freshly Sworn In, Peru President Raises Wages

  • Since then it has grown into a nationalist and sometimes autarkic philosophy.

    Thailand and Mass Politics

  • India enjoys an advantage in this regard because it has a longer tradition of brand-building than, say, China—despite many restrictions, Indian firms have faced stiffer competition and a freer press than many other, more autarkic, markets in Asia.

    Consumers Safely in the Driver's Seat

  • The fact is that time is a factor in all endeavors, whether one chooses to cooperate or if one chooses to have an autarkic existence.

    Roll Over, Ricardo, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Central planning and autarkic barter systems have given way to generally capitalist principles with a resounding vote of confidence to the quintessentially American way of life.

    Chip Cycle Trumps The Confidence Gap

  • Indian business leaders tend to frame the importance of English in purely economic terms, as a symbol of a once autarkic country participating in the global economy, and one of the few areas where India leads neighboring China.

    India's Aspiring English Speakers

  • Or is each metropolitan region mostly autarkic with respect to the other?

    Archive 2009-02-01


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  • When impinging passions anarchic

    Confuse and then render him heart sick,

    He seeks out the balm

    Of contemplative calm

    Where feelings are pure and autarkic.

    July 4, 2015

  • Self-sufficient, independent, autonomous. Alternate spelling, Autarchic.

    June 14, 2009