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A political theory holding that all power should be vested in one ruler or other authority.
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  1. A political theory holding that all power should be vested in one ruler or other authority.
  2. (Philos.) Any doctrine involving the existence of some metaphysical or axiological principle that is absolute, or not relative
  3. A form of government in which all power is vested in a single ruler or other authority.
Government in which one person has absolute power; dictatorship; despotism
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  1. Government in which one person has absolute power; dictatorship; despotism
  2. Government by a single person having unlimited power; despotism.
Government by a singular authority, either a single person or tight-knit group, which rules with absolute power, especially in a cruel and oppressive way.
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  1. Government by a singular authority, either a single person or tight-knit group, which rules with absolute power, especially in a cruel and oppressive way.
  2. A government or political system in which the ruler exercises absolute power.
  3. Rule by or as if by a despot; absolute power or authority.
A type of government where absolute sovereignty is allotted to an individual or a small clique.
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  1. A type of government where absolute sovereignty is allotted to an individual or a small clique.
  2. A government which exercises autocratic rule.
  3. Absolute power or authority
A system of government in which the people have virtually no authority and the state wields absolute control, for example, a dictatorship.
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  1. A system of government in which the people have virtually no authority and the state wields absolute control, for example, a dictatorship.
Find another word for authoritarianism. In this page you can discover 7 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for authoritarianism, like: absolutism, autocracy, despotism, dictatorship, totalitarianism, over and politics.