An organized society, such as a nation, state, church, or other organization, having a specific form of government.
commonwealth, nation, state, country
no direct antonyms
anything that is not an organized society with a form of government
politikos <G "citizen"
politia <L "state, government"
In which sentence is the bolded word used incorrectly?
a) Aristotle believed a polity governed along principles of proportional equality was ideal.
b) The polity of Walmart has been criticized for its mistreatment of employees.
c) The polities of Athens and Sparta differed greatly because Athens stressed the importance of education while Sparta focused on their military.
d) During the American Revolution, most colonists wanted to form an independent republican polity that preserved the rights and liberties of citizens.