Dictatorship Synonyms and Antonyms

dĭk-tā'tər-shĭp', dĭk'tā'-

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Synonyms for Dictatorship

A government or political system in which the ruler exercises absolute power.
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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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A country under such rule.
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A political theory holding that all power should be vested in one ruler or other authority.
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A form of government in which the governing body has absolute, or almost absolute, control. Typically this control is maintained by force, and little heed is paid to public opinion or the judicial system.
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Military or imperial dictatorship; political authoritarianism.
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Government by one person; autocracy
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a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
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The bureaucratic, authoritarian exercise of state power and mechanistic application of Marxist-Leninist principles associated with Stalin.
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The act or practice of coercing.
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Antonyms for Dictatorship

The principles of social equality and respect for the individual within a community.
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Words Related to Dictatorship

A form of government in which unlimited power is held by a single individual.
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The agency or apparatus through which a governing individual or body functions and exercises authority.
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Very cruel and unjust use of power or authority
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A series of six balls bowled from one end of a cricket pitch.
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A political philosophy or movement based on or advocating such a system of government.
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