Associations to the word «Dictator»

Wiktionary

DICTATOR, noun. Originally, a magistrate without colleague in republican ancient Rome, who held full executive authority for a term granted by the senate (legislature), typically to conduct a war
DICTATOR, noun. A totalitarian leader of a country, nation, or government
DICTATOR, noun. A tyrannical boss, or authority figure
DICTATOR, noun. A person who dictates text (e.g. letters to a clerk)
DICTATOR, noun. A ruler or Führer, the highest level of authority.

Dictionary definition

DICTATOR, noun. A speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine.
DICTATOR, noun. A ruler who is unconstrained by law.
DICTATOR, noun. A person who behaves in a tyrannical manner; "my boss is a dictator who makes everyone work overtime".

Wise words

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Aeschylus