The agency or apparatus through which a governing individual or body functions and exercises authority.
A government or political system in which the ruler exercises absolute power.
A country under such rule.
The act or practice of coercing.
The principles of social equality and respect for the individual within a community.
A political theory holding that all power should be vested in one ruler or other authority.
Very cruel and unjust use of power or authority
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.
A political philosophy or movement based on or advocating such a system of government.
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