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Another word for dictatorship

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Noun
  1. A government in which a single leader or party exercises absolute control over all citizens and every aspect of their lives

      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.
      1. Self-government; a condition of economic self-sufficiency or national independence.
      2. Absolute rule or sovereignty; autocracy
      3. Absolute rule or power; autocracy.
      1. Government in which one person has absolute power; dictatorship; despotism
      2. Government by a single person having unlimited power; despotism.
      1. A government or political system in which the ruler exercises absolute power.
      2. The actions of a despot; tyranny.
      3. Rule by or as if by a despot; absolute power or authority.
      1. Government by one person; autocracy
      2. Government or rule by a single person; autocracy.
      3. Autocracy
      1. The office, authority, or jurisdiction of an absolute ruler:
      2. The office, authority, government, or jurisdiction of a tyrant, or absolute ruler
      3. Unjust or oppressive governmental power:
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  2. Absolute power, especially when exercised unjustly or cruelly

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  3. A political doctrine advocating the principle of absolute rule

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