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Synonyms for autocracy

Synonyms for autocracy

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

a political doctrine advocating the principle of absolute rule

absolute power, especially when exercised unjustly or cruelly

Synonyms for autocracy

a political theory favoring unlimited authority by a single individual

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Yet while "absolutism" was identified as an ex-post term and thus may at least potentially be dismissed from historical terminology, "autocracy" is a different case.
A win double with stablemate Autocracy looks a solid option.
The researchers found that it was small islands in particular that were impacted by this rise of autocracy, with landlocked countries and coastal countries not experiencing as much of an impact on their government system.
He notes that in the 54 years that God has spared his life so far, he has never accepted to work under dictatorship and autocracy.
Ee"We applaud and support the stand taken by Mamata Banerjee against the autocracy and tyranny of the Central government.
Today, democracy has conquered autocracy in many counties, though some are still struggling, but could power still be transferred with the issue of 'moneycracy' rearing its ugly head in the faces of many, and that of Ghana to be precise?
Autocracy is not an ideal remedy but it is a harsh alternative to a weak republic.
A REGIME change, unlike a new government, alters the form of governance, eg from autocracy to democracy.
Summary: Short-term fixes don't address the economy's long-term fragility, which is rooted in the personalistic autocracy that Erdogan has erected.
We are concerned that while some of these efforts may seem innocuous when taken independently, collectively they represent an attempt to increase the appeal of autocracy and strengthen Chinese leverage over U.S.
The world today stands in the gaudy and dangerous grasp of autocracy. Leaders of too many powerful nations are veering toward autocracy.
But he also makes a forceful case for why an independent Scotland would actually stand fully against the Kremlin and its thuggish autocracy.
When these fundamentals are not abided by in elected governments they are synonymous to autocracy. Mother of demcracyBriton and other western functional democracies completed their journey to welfare states by upholding these fundamentals.
Hasn't the world changed prosaically from the rule of autocracy to democracy?
Believe dear readers, confused, and critics; the world can never create purely a democracy without the defection of the foul plays of the Ambanis and Adanis and the Trumps.
The Polity index is comprised of two major components: a measure of democracy and a measure of autocracy. The democracy measure, in turn, is comprised of three components.