Sentence Examples

  • Arabi, after a brief fall from office, acquired a dictatorial power that alarmed the British government.
  • Although the authority of the president is carefully defined and limited by the Constitution, the exercise of dictatorial powers has been so common that the executive may be considered practically supreme and irresponsible.
  • This council did little more than register the decrees of the French commander, who continued to exercise dictatorial power.
  • At the expiration of this period the president assumed dictatorial powers and remained in office as chief of the executive.
  • His pretensions and his haughty dictatorial manner at last exhausted the tsar's patience, and he was formally deposed and exiled to a monastery.

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