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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.
Besides the economic benefits, this regional monarchic solidarity is a clear motivation behind proposals for Jordan and Morocco to join the GCC.
Barclay's focus on monarchic absolutism gained a new resonance during the reign of Charles I (from 1625), when disputes between the king and Parliament concerning the king's right to raise levies, and the Scots' refusal to accept the new prayer book intensified.
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.
We are against monarchic system of government but we are also against foreign aerial strikes and condemned it in strong words.
"The large extent of monarchic power since independence is incompatible with the new fundamental dimension that vindicates [the rights of] the citizen," he noted.
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.
Rather, to a large extent, it has become the status of republican systems that, with the passage of time, are becoming "monarchic republics".
VisitBritain said: "This research shows Britain's monarchic heritage draws tourists to just about every corner of the country."
VisitBritain chief executive Sandie Dawe said: "This shows Britain's monarchic heritage draws foreign 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.