Definition of minarchy in US English:

minarchy

noun

Politics Philosophy
  • Minimal government; specifically a (hypothetical) form of government that does not interfere with individual rights and civil liberties, and that has itself no right to levy taxes upon legitimately acquired property.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Ralph Borsodi (1888–1977). From min- + -archy.

Pronunciation

minarchy

/ˈmɪnəki/