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It was on the verge of chaos and anarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Zimbabwe was heading towards lawlessness and anarchy. The Sun (2012)Sport is not heading into anarchy as a result. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It also has to ensure that individual freedoms do not result in communal anarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But our media spoke about chaos and anarchy, about an evil that will engulf you tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is not loyalty; it is moral anarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This was a movement of drama and anarchy embracing violence, danger and fearlessness. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They would destroy the peace of the country and thrust it into a condition of anarchy and lawlessness and immorality that passes imagination. Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America (1994)The result was anarchy -- more imported vines and more imported aphids. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)And the thing is, the resulting cartoonish anarchy is infectious. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But can we be surprised by the moral anarchy that rages in football when there is such a distorted approach to questions of ethics? Times, Sunday Times (2011)I like the anarchy and the chaos of the writing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The end of dictatorship was followed not by a transition to democracy but by chaos, anarchy and ruin. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)The country descended into anarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There's an anarchy and chaos to the film-making here that reflects the lawless tone of the book. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If a prison is not to be a place of anarchy and chaos there must be a sense of justice, of decency, of fairness and of consistency. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)
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Translations for 'anarchy'
British English: anarchy NOUN
If you describe a situation as anarchy, you mean that nobody seems to be paying any attention to rules or laws.
The city descended into chaos and anarchy the day after the storm struck.
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