(Philos.) Any doctrine involving the existence of some metaphysical or axiological principle that is absolute, or not relative
Military or imperial dictatorship; political authoritarianism.
A government or political system in which the ruler exercises absolute power.
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.
An oppressive or harshly limiting condition:
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