how to pronounce anarchy


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anarchy is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of anarchy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… teetering on into anarchy already …”

meanings of anarchy


  1. Anarchism; the political theory that a community is best organized by the voluntary cooperation of individuals, rather than by a government, which is regarded as being coercive by nature.
  2. The state of a society being without authorities or an authoritative governing body.
  3. Confusion in general; disorder.
  4. A chaotic and confusing absence of any form of political authority or government.

anarchy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word anarchy occurs in english on average 3.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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