Definition of Polities. Meaning of Polities. Synonyms of Polities
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Definition of Polities
PolitiesPolity Pol"i*ty, n.; pl. Polities. [L. politia, Gr. ?: cf.
F. politie. See 1st Policy, Police.]
1. The form or constitution of the civil government of a
nation or state; the framework or organization by which
the various departments of government are combined into a
systematic whole. --Blackstone. Hooker.
2. Hence: The form or constitution by which any institution
is organized; the recognized principles which lie at the
foundation of any human institution.
Nor is possible that any form of polity, much less
polity ecclesiastical, should be good, unless God
himself be author of it. --Hooker.
3. Policy; art; management. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
Usage: Polity, Policy. These two words were originally
the same. Polity is now confined to the structure of a
government; as, civil or ecclesiastical polity; while
policy is applied to the scheme of management of
public affairs with reference to some aim or result;
as, foreign or domestic policy. Policy has the further
sense of skillful or cunning management.
Meaning of Polities from wikipedia
- Eurasian Steppe
are the most prominent example
of non-sedentary polities
. These polities differ
from states because
lack of a fixed, defined
- Latter-day Saints, describe their polity
as hierarchical. In practice, such polities
to an episcopal polity
, but often
have a much more complex...
- Movement), employs
of congregationalist, episcopal, and presbyterian polities
; its local churches
by an elected
as the church...
are now organized
by either congregational
or presbyterian church polities
, both descended
from the writings
of John Calvin, a Protestant
- of what constitutes
a state. A widely-used definition
is a state being
on the use of force...
- A federated state
(which may also be referred
to as a state, a province, a region, a canton, a governorate, an oblast, an emirate
or a country) is a territorial...
- Congregationalist polity
, or congregational polity
, often known
as congregationalism, is a system
of ecclesiastical polity
in which every local
- Other regions
are in the process
the matter, mostly
on a polity
(since congregations determine ethical fitness
and hire their...
- ****a polities remained independent until
they were conquered
in 562, as punishment
for ****isting Baekje
in a war against
- their frontiers
to form more clearly bounded
and centralized polities
such polities could begin producing surpluses
and taxes, and would
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