monocracy


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Synonyms for monocracy

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

Synonyms for monocracy

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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(191) The fight against Hamilton was a fight, Jefferson came to say, against "monocracy." (192) The Jefferson-Madison alliance took to calling itself "Democratic-Republican [s]," after the name of the private societies formed in Philadelphia and elsewhere to support the French Revolution.
Although the ruling regime gets in the way, the NLD may flex its muscles in defiance of the military monocracy. It's time to show its opposition power by defying the heavy-handed political climate.
A former BoC executive for example, Yiannis Kypri, previously told the inquiry that Eliades' rule was a "monocracy" and that Eliades had raised the lender's Greek bond portfolio in late 2009 and early 2010 without consulting the board.
The statement quoted Barazani affirming that under any circumstances no Iraqi component could be excluded or margined, pointing out the necessity not to allow monocracy prevail in Iraq.
"There is no way a monocracy could suddenly realize that nothing is done in the economy and that medication prices have increased by 40%," Stanishev declared, as cited by dnevnik.bg.
Addressing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the group said: "We are not against you as a person but against 'monocracy', corruption and tyranny and the fact that your family and friends have grabbed riches."
The lack of cultural freedom over basic lifestyle issues as well as the ongoing violation of human rights, corruption, high inflation, unemployment and a political system which is increasingly moving towards monocracy are turning the country into a ticking bomb.