autocrat


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  • noun

Synonyms for autocrat

Synonyms for autocrat

one who imposes or favors absolute obedience to authority

Synonyms for autocrat

a cruel and oppressive dictator

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As autocrats find clever new ways to suppress dissent and prolong their regimes, the democracy assistance community can employ this knowledge as it helps local activists promote transparency and accountability in their own governments.
It is not as much the ouster of the Libyan autocrat that had propelled them on to poking their long noses in the popular uprising in Libya as was the intoxicating seductive smell of the Libyan oil.
In his scathing remarks for the sole emerging face within the BJP -- Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi -- Kulkarni compared him to Advani, stating, "An autocrat is sought to be enthroned, and a perfect democrat is being marginalised and humiliated.
The video of Saber has infuriated the opposition, which accuses President Mohamed Mursi of ordering a harsh crackdown on protests two years after the uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
That revolution led directly to the fall of one autocrat, Hosni Mubarak, who was ousted as president last year, and indirectly to the rise of another, (http://www.
Raza Rabbani said that the existing judiciary was the first ever in the country which didn't ratified the actions of the autocrat.
The state of emergency was put in place following a popular uprising in the country that overthrew autocrat Zine El Abidine Ben Ali 18 months ago.
Autocrat leadership style shows no confidence in others, feels unpleasant, and is interested only in the immediate job at hand.
Pius XI (1922-39) was "an autocrat through and through, bigoted, reactionary, and inflexible.
UAE's Alrroya al-Iqtissadia daily cited a central bank circular as telling banks to "search for and freeze accounts, deposits and investments" of the former autocrat who is sheltered in Saudi Arabia, and those of his wife Leila Trabelsi and the others.
But the Egyptians lack a Mandela-style leader to replace him, united only in their revulsion at the autocrat.
The Macedonian secret police system has delivered another autocrat.
But that's how it looks in Cairo: Leaders of Egypt's democratic opposition have been expressing deep disappointment with the new administration's reduction of aid to pro-reform groups and its public support for the 81-year-old autocrat, even as pro-regime media crow in triumph.
The banking powers are more despotic than a monarch, more insolent than autocrat, more selfish than bureaucrat.
are 13 percentage points more likely following the assassination of an autocrat than following a failed attempt on an autocrat.