HyperDic: autocracy

English > 2 senses of the word autocracy:
NOUNgroupautocracy, autarchya political system governed by a single individual
cognitionautocracya political theory favoring / favoring unlimited authority by a single individual
autocracy > pronunciation
Soundsaotaa'krahsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > autocracy: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA political system governed by a single individual.
Synonymautarchy
Narrowerdictatorship, absolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyrannyA form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
monarchyAn autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority
Broaderpolitical system, form of governmentThe members of a social organization who are in power
Spanishautarquía, autocracia, despotismo
Catalanautarquia, autocràcia
Adjectivesautarchic, autarchical, autarkicalof or relating to or characterized by autarchy
English > autocracy: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA political theory favoring / favoring unlimited authority by a single individual.
NarrowerMachiavellianismThe political doctrine of Machiavelli
Broaderpolitical orientation, ideology, political theoryAn orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
Spanishautocracia
Catalanautocràcia

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