A political theory holding that all power should be vested in one ruler or other authority.
The definition of a dictatorship is an office or government under absolute control of one person.
A series of six balls bowled from one end of a cricket pitch.
Military or imperial dictatorship; political authoritarianism.
Government by one person; autocracy
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
The bureaucratic, authoritarian exercise of state power and mechanistic application of Marxist-Leninist principles associated with Stalin.
The oppressive or unjust use of power:
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