puppet state

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Synonyms for puppet state

a government that is appointed by and whose affairs are directed by an outside authority that may impose hardships on those governed

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After the war, the Franco regime was branded a collaborationist state, and its subsequent exclusion from the United Nations, the Marshall Plan, and the Western alliance structure until 1953 largely resulted from its wartime support to the Nazis, support which it found itself unable to end as cleanly or as quickly as Franco would have preferred.
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