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Synonyms for dictator

Synonyms for dictator

an absolute ruler, especially one who is harsh and oppressive

one who imposes or favors absolute obedience to authority

Synonyms for dictator

a speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine

a ruler who is unconstrained by law

a person who behaves in a tyrannical manner

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The dictator has had 16 senior officials executed this year, according to South Korea intelligence reports.
Their main motive is to assasinate the dictator as ordered by the C.
Two days earlier the medical board setup for diagnosing the problem of former dictator had filed a report in the special court, which reads that Musharraf needs earliest angiography but he was not willing to do the same in Pakistan.
Brett Stimely walks the red carpet as Kill the Dictator, directed by Felix Limardo, is being featured tonight at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre.
Death to the dictator" and "dictator, dictator, may your sleep be disturbed" were heard on videos of the funeral procession in Isfahan, Iran's second city, following the death of Ayatollah Jalaluddin Taheri, who died on Sunday, aged 87.
According to reports, so many soldiers volunteered to join the firing squad to execute the hated dictator and his wife they had to draw lots.
He said that the dictators tried to devastate law order situation in the country but lawyers' community had decided on November 3 to liberate it out of cruel clutches of dictators who had nothing to do with civil rights.
After the dictator makes his/her decision, both subjects in the pair are informed of their final money payoffs that are determined by the dictator's decision.
Sabbahi reminds me of the late dictator Muammar Gaddafi, who started as a peaceful lamb when seizing power in Libya before quickly eliminating his friends, who could have challenged his popularity.
He was number four on the US list of most-wanted Iraqi officials following the 2003 invasion, after the dictator and his sons.
The film, which features Baron Cohen as General Aladeen, depicts a fictional Middle Eastern dictator risking his life to crush signs of democracy, has been refused a distribution licence, the Daily Mail reported.
SACHA Baron Cohen is back - and we've four pairs of Llandudno Cineworld tickets for his new movie The Dictator to be won.
Summary: Admiral General Aladeen spoke to the press and his fans at the world premiere of The Dictator.
Its intention is to reveal the essential character of the dictator, an endeavor that can be traced back over 2,000 years to Plato's "Republic"and its exploration of the nature of the tyrant.
No one minds the tables being turned on a dictator.