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Synonyms for dictatorship

Synonyms for dictatorship

a government in which a single leader or party exercises absolute control over all citizens and every aspect of their lives

absolute power, especially when exercised unjustly or cruelly

a political doctrine advocating the principle of absolute rule

Synonyms for dictatorship

a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc

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He said little about these dictatorial systems. During this period, German Luftwaffe chief Hermann Goring, eager for approval, showed off his fighting aircraft to Lindbergh on more than one occasion.
Only oppressive, unjust, dictatorial systems, such as the communist system I defected from 32 years ago, deny people the right to better themselves.
"The success of Arab Revolutions will definitively put an end to dictatorial systems of government ", Caid Essebsi affirmed.
The US is the major loser in regional developments and it is locked in the quagmire of supporting Zionist regime and dictatorial systems, including Mubarak and bin Ali for years and it cannot get rid of the situation through contradiction and deception," Jalili noted on Friday.
Nor should it be taken to justify dictatorial systems in particular.