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πολιτεία

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From πολιτεύω (politeúō, live as a citizen, have government)

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

πολῑτείᾱ (polīteíā) (genitive πολιτείας) f, first declension

  1. the relation in which a citizen stands to the state, the condition and rights of a citizen, citizenship
    1. the life of a citizen, one's daily life
    2. the body of citizens
  2. the life and business of a statesman, government, administration
  3. civil polity, the condition or constitution of a state
    • Antiphanes 120.40
    1. a well-ordered republican government, a commonwealth
    2. a free community, republic

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek.

NounEdit

πολιτεία (politeíaf (plural πολιτείες)

  1. state
    Οι 50 πολιτείες των ΗΠΑ
    The 50 states of the USA
  2. city, place
    Η χαμένη πολιτεία του Μάτσου Πίτσου
    The lost city of Machu Picchu.
    Μια φορά κι έναν καιρό ήταν μια πολιτεία παράξενη, καμωμένη πάνω σ'ένα δέντρο
    Once upon a time there was a strange city, built on a tree.
  3. government, republic
  4. body politic, polity

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Related termsEdit

see: πόλη f (póli, town, city)