NounMonarchy (plural monarchies)
- A government with a hereditary head of state (whether as a figurehead or as a powerful ruler).
- An absolute monarchy is a monarchy where the monarch is legally the ultimate authority in all temporal matters.
- A constitutional monarchy is a monarchy in which the monarch's power is legally constrained, ranging from where minor concessions have been made to appease certain factions to where the monarch is a figurehead with all real power in the hands of a legislative body.
Adjectives for Monarchy
absolute; constitutional; limited; restored; feudal; hereditary; restricted; centralizing; flourishing; undisputed; despotic; serviceable; liberal; free; kingless.
Verbs for Monarchy
attack—; destroy—; discontinue—; dispute—; establish—; head—; overthrow—; restore—; revive—; revolt against—; rout—; submit to—; survey—; tolerate—; —compels; —crumbles; —crushes; —falls; —imposes; —oppresses; —taxes; —treads on; — tyrannizes.
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