Definition of diarchic in US English:


(also dyarchic)


  • See diarchy

    • ‘There are indications that the intelligentsia, the masses, and even sections of officialdom are disillusioned with the dyarchic system in place.’
    • ‘Franco's authority was dyarchic with that of the church.’
    • ‘The one major exception to the pattern of dyarchic co-operation has arisen over the implementation of the rules for executive formation.’
    • ‘This was a step to self-government in India within the Empire, with greater provincialisation, based on a dyarchic principle in provincial government as well as administrative responsibility.’
    • ‘It hardly bears repetition that the civilian component is subordinate to the military in the diarchic scheme.’