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Definition of Polity

Polity

  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.
  2. Hence: The form or constitution by which any institution is organized; the recognized principles which lie at the foundation of any human institution.
  3. Policy; art; management.

Polity Quotations

I lead no party; I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history and its literature.
Muhammad Iqbal

The American polity is infected with a serious imbalance of power between elites and masses, a power which is the principal threat to our democracy.
Paul Wellstone

Unity and secularism will be the motto of the government. We can't afford divisive polity in India.
Manmohan Singh

In a world of global dependencies with no corresponding global polity and few tools of global justice, the rich of the world are free to pursue their own interests while paying no attention to the rest.
Zygmunt Bauman

The pursuit of perfection always implies a definite aristocracy, which is as much a goal of effort as a noble philosophy, an august civil polity or a great art.
Ralph Adams Cram
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Polity Translations

polity in German is Gemeinwesen
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