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polity

1. a form of government or organization of a state, church, society, etc.; constitution
2. a politically organized society, state, city, etc.
3. the management of public or civil affairs
4. political organization

polity

  1. from the Greek polis, city state, now also used as a synonym for the modern state.
  2. the subset of the social system concerned with politics.See also POLITICAL SYSTEM, POLITICS, POWER.
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I believe it can and does apply most efficiently, from the simple circumstance that the more diversified the descendants from any one species become in structure, constitution, and habits, by so much will they be better enabled to seize on many and widely diversified places in the polity of nature, and so be enabled to increase in numbers.
He had given direction to the polity of the nation through his work.
In such a polity, there is no accountability, no standard by which words and actions may be judged.
Abubakar's decision to head to the presidential election petition tribunal to challenge the poll's outcome has been largely salutary to the achievement of the eerie peace that pervaded the polity immediately after the announcement of the winner of the election, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Independent National Electoral Commission has warned it will not spare political parties and their candidates who heat up the polity through provocative speeches during campaigns.
A move that heeds a turn in the hitherto politics of confrontation between the three major parties in the polity, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) reached out to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) with the desire to establish a working relationship while recognising the parliamentary might of the joint opposition.
'There is a new discourse in the polity with regard to the proposed 20th Amendment.
The burden of being the moral voice of restraint in a polity where public office is associated with plunder and eating was not considered.
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It is not that Indian democracy had smooth sailing, the constitutional structure had no infirmities and Indian polity was able to do justice to the Have-nots but it is here that a Constitution based on liberal democracy and secularism continues to survive.
The vulnerability of a federal polity against the thrust of internal diversity is a phenomenon that is worldwide.
Asian Expansions: The Historical Experiences of Polity Expansion in Asia.