autarky

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek αὐτάρκεια (autárkeia, self-sufficiency), from αὐτ- (aut-, self-) +‎ ἀρκέω (arkéō, to be sufficient) +‎ -εια (-eia, feminine occupation suffix).

Compare autarchy, with which it is often confused.

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autarky (countable and uncountable, plural autarkies)

  1. National economic self-sufficiency.
  2. The state of personal self-sufficiency.

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