autocrat


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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.
Autocrat is a leader in coffee extracts, which is used to flavor products for leading companies in the food, beverage and dairy industries.
With their furious street protest they drove the autocrat into a real tight corner, with his close aides and confidantes throwing desperate feelers that he was prepared for a political settlement.
The outgoing premier is rumoured to be loyal to former autocrat Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, currently in political hibernation but still possessing influence in the country's politics.
Last week, prosecutors said Morsi is facing accusations of conspiring with the militant Palestinian Hamas group to escape from prison during the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
Providing a fresh twist, Advani's close aide Sudheendra Kulkarni ( in pic) has lamented the state of affairs in the BJP in which " an autocrat ( Modi) is sought to be enthroned, and a perfect democrat ( Advani) is being marginalised and humiliated" in an open letter to BJP president Rajnath Singh.
Summary: 'An autocrat is sought to be enthroned, and a perfect democrat is being marginalised and humiliated,' says the former BJP member in a letter to the party's top brass.
Smoking is all the pleasure these people have, and it has been taken away from them by some autocrat that knows nothing about human rights.
The country's major newspapers churned out a vile slew of hackneyed assessments of his legacy and politics, most of which painted him as either a well-meaning autocrat or a tyrannical buffoon masquerading as a socialist.
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.
The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi offered a preview of his presidential campaign against former Mubarak prime minister Ahmed Shafik: namely, that he (Morsi) will not be another autocrat.
Pius XI (1922-39) was "an autocrat through and through, bigoted, reactionary, and inflexible.