autarkic

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EtymologyEdit

From autarky +‎ -ic.

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autarkic (comparative more autarkic, superlative most autarkic)

  1. Pertaining to an autarky; self-sufficient.
    • 1996, Orland Figes, A People's Tragedy, Folio Society 2015, p. 687:
      The countryside, in short, was becoming more archaic and more autarkic.
    • 2020, John McNeill, "How fascist is President Trump? There’s still a formula for that," Washington Post
      Fascists had no particular economic doctrine aside from preparing for war. They wanted to build autarkic economies that could withstand blockade and did not rely on foreign trade except for bilateral deals with weaker countries.

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