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Meaning & Definition of Dictatorship in English





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

  • dictatorship,
  • absolutism,
  • authoritarianism,
  • Caesarism,
  • despotism,
  • monocracy,
  • one-man rule,
  • shogunate,
  • Stalinism,
  • totalitarianism,
  • tyranny

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Belarus has been described by former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice as "the last remaining true dictatorship in the heart of Europe".
In a dictatorship laughing can be an indictable offense.
A dictatorship means, by definition, one center of power.