Associations to the word «Dictatorship»


DICTATORSHIP, noun. A type of government where absolute sovereignty is allotted to an individual or a small clique.
DICTATORSHIP, noun. A government which exercises autocratic rule.
DICTATORSHIP OF THE MAJORITY, noun. (politics) A situation in which a government or other authority democratically supported by a majority of its subjects makes policies or takes actions benefiting that majority, without regard for the rights or welfare of the rest of its subjects.
DICTATORSHIP OF THE PROLETARIAT, noun. (Marxism) The temporary period following the fall of capitalism characterized by a struggle to achieve a classless, stateless and moneyless communist society

Dictionary definition

DICTATORSHIP, noun. A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.).

Wise words

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