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MONARCHY, government. That form of government in which the sovereign power is entrusted to the hands of a single magistrate. Toull. tit. prel. n. 30. The country governed by a monarch is also called a monarchy.

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Since in the current study, examining the relationship of some thinking styles including monarchic, hierarchic, oligarchic and anarchic with other variables were not predicted, hence, questions related to these thinking styles were omitted.
14) Such authorizing roles could clearly be useful for monarchic identity and establishment as well as for peers of the realm.
According to Salzman, Man erases some of the sexual-political resonance of the text to focus on the potential for the heroine to regenerate and re-order the kingdom through her loyalty and subordination to male monarchic power, rather than her own ingenuity, which is stressed in Barclay's original.
As a pope wearing the Wojtyla mantle, Ratzinger finds he enjoys the monarchic role and has given no indication he intends to alter the monarchic imbalance by restoring independent synods.
There is no affinity at all between monarchic or Islamic Iran and the countries of the Hemisphere; historical, cultural, political, economic or otherwise".
In fact, the issue was first raked up by the Bharatiya Janata Party which gave a communal colour to the issue, spreading the theory that the people of Telangana were " liberated" from a monarchic Muslim ruler.
VisitBritain chief executive Sandie Dawe said: "This shows Britain's monarchic heritage draws foreign tourists to just about every corner of the country.
VisitBritain said: "This research shows Britain's monarchic heritage draws tourists to just about every corner of the country.
By contrast, Ferdinand decided, early in his career, that he would protect and advance his monarchic prerogatives, with an insistence on obedience to the sacerdotal Roman faith as a central tool.
Chapter one, "'Growing a Girl': The Masque of Passage," examines what Shullenberger identifies as Comuss two ritual paradigms--"time-honored rites of passage for girls" and "the masques that staged and celebrated monarchic power and aristocratic virtue in Stuart England" (35).
But Laguna's approach allows for the treatment of significant issues, some of them well worn (Don Quijote asa critique of decadent monarchic pretensions), some suggestively novel (El coloquio de los perros and the representational logic of Northern still-lifes).
The authority doesn't intend to impose an unannounced monarchic system of governance as some politicians speak about frequently.