monarchical

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EtymologyEdit

From monarch +‎ -ical.

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monarchical (comparative more monarchical, superlative most monarchical)

  1. Of or pertaining to a monarch or monarchy.
    Although a socialist he did have monarchical leanings
  2. Having sole or undivided authority.
    • 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 133-4:
      But in this contest of martyrs, it was Ignatius's passionate account of a monarchical episcopal ministry which set the pattern for the future.

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