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autarchy

1. unlimited rule; autocracy
2. self-government; self-rule
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autarchy

  1. absolute sovereignty or despotic rule.
  2. see AUTARKY.
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In its turn the indirect administration comprises categories of entities that are corporate entities by themselves: a) autarchies, b) public companies; c) private-public companies; and d) public foundations.
The Decree-Law 200//67, attending to such lineation, subdivides the Indirect Administration in four species of entities: autarchies, public foundations, public companies and mixed economy companies (Article 4th).
The 'democratic' tendencies of these oligarchs and patriarchs concerned mainly their autocratic domination over those autarchies.