HyperDic: dictatorship

English > 1 sense of the word dictatorship:
NOUNgroupdictatorship, 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.)
dictatorship > pronunciation
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Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > dictatorship: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.).
Synonymsabsolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny
Narrowerpolice stateA country that maintains repressive control over the people by means of police (especially secret police)
Broaderautocracy, autarchyA political system governed by a single individual
Spanishabsolutismo, autocracia, autoritarismo, despotismo, dictadura, estalinismo, tiranía, totalitarismo
Catalanabsolutisme, autoritarisme, despotisme, dictadura, estalinisme, monocràcia, tirania, totalitarisme
Nounsdictatora ruler who is unconstrained by law

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