monarchical monarchical

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having the characteristics of or befitting or worthy of a monarch
  2. (adj) ruled by or having the supreme power resting with a monarch

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Usage(s):

  1. The importance of the monarchical movement in Germany can be seen in the present strength of the parties elected at various times to the Reichstag :.
  2. It was an old Bavarian custom, a victory for a centuries-long tradition of Catholic, monarchical conservatism.
  3. Strangely enough, no monarchical restoration loomed.

News

  • Game of Drones: Where UAVs meet paintball

    (Credit: Video screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNET Australia) Mucking around with monarchical politics and swords is all well and good, but a remote-controlled toy drone involves around 98 percent less decapitation and at least 54 percent more fun. At least we assume that's part of the reasoning behind Game of Drones , a collective of artists, inventors, robot builders, video producers, and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "Efforts are underway to end monarchical democracy and establish a socialist setup in Nepal," Prachanda said during his address, adding that the historic November 8 accord was the result of the same effort.
    on Nov 18, 2006 By: chairman Prachanda Source: Kantipur Online

  2. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the international community "is grateful for the dignity and grace with which [Zahir Shah] accepted to surrender monarchical claims in 2004 in favor of a republican government based on a new consitution."
    on Jul 24, 2007 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

  3. Rejecting that theory, Kennedy wrote that the framers of the Constitution saw the need "to guard against the abuse of monarchical power" and, therefore, gave individuals the right to contest their detentions, even during "extraordinary" times.
    on Jun 12, 2008 By: Anthony Kennedy Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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