Definition of Polity. Meaning of Polity. Synonyms of Polity
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Definition of Polity
PolityPolity 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 Polity from wikipedia
- A polity
is an identifiable political
who have a collective
identity, who are organized
by some form of institutionalized
- Congregationalist polity
, or congregational polity
, often known
as congregationalism, is a system
of ecclesiastical polity
in which every local
- Ecclesiastical polity
is the operational
and governance structure
of a church
or of a Christian
denomination. It also denotes
- An episcopal polity
is a hierarchical
form of church governance
") in which
the chief local authorities
(or presbyteral) polity
is a method
of church governance
by the rule of ****emblies of presbyters, or elders...
- A state
is a polity under
with a monopoly
on force. There
is no undisputed definition
of a state. A widely
is an academic publisher
in the social sciences
and humanities. It was established
in 1984 and has editorial offices
- A polity
is any kind of political entity Polity
may also refer
to: Ecclesiastical polity
, the system
of church governance Polity
(publisher), a UK-based...
- The Polity
is a widely
used data series
in political science
research. The latest
V, contains coded annual information
- part of the Pasig River
delta, on Luzon
with Maynila, the polity
(bayan) on the southern
part of the Pasig River
delta, it established
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