About The Word Dictatorship

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Dictatorship

Dictatorship Meaning & Definition
Dictatorship Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dictatorship?

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

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dictatorship: absolutism | authoritarianism | Caesarism | despotism | monocracy | one-man rule | shogunate | Stalinism | totalitarianism | tyranny

Related Terms | Find terms related to Dictatorship: absolute monarchy | absolutism | aedileship | archbishopric | archiepiscopacy | archiepiscopate | aristocracy | autarchy | authoritarianism | autocracy | autonomy | benevolent despotism | bishopric | Caesarism | captainship | chairmanship | chancellery | chancellorate | chancellorship | chiefery | chiefry | chieftaincy | chieftainry | chieftainship | coalition government | colonialism | commonwealth | constitutional government | constitutional monarchy | consulate | consulship | convenership | custody | czarism | deanery | democracy | despotism | dictature | directorate | directorship | dominion rule | duarchy | duumvirate | dyarchy | emirate | episcopacy | federal government | federation | feudal system | foremanship | garrison state | generalship | gerontocracy | governorship | guardianship | headship | hegemony | heteronomy | hierarchy | hierocracy | home rule | intendancy | kaiserism | leadership | limited monarchy | lordship | magistracy | magistrateship | magistrature | managership | martial law | masterdom | mastership | mastery | mayoralty | mayorship | meritocracy | metropolitanate | metropolitanship | militarism | military government | mob rule | mobocracy | monarchy | neocolonialism | nobility | ochlocracy | oligarchy | one-man rule | one-party rule | overseership | pantisocracy | papacy | pashadom | pashalic | paternalism | patriarchate | patriarchy | police state | pontificality | pontificate | popedom | popehood | popeship | prefectship | prefecture | premiership | presidency | presidentship | prime-ministership | prime-ministry | princedom | princeship | principality | proconsulate | proconsulship | proctorship | protectorate | protectorship | provostry | provostship | pure democracy | rectorate | rectorship | regency | regentship | representative democracy | representative government | republic | ruling class | seigniory | self-determination | self-government | seneschalship | seneschalsy | sheikhdom | sheriffalty | sheriffcy | sheriffdom | shrievalty | social democracy | sovereignty | Stalinism | stewardship | stratocracy | superintendence | superintendency | supervisorship | suzerainship | suzerainty | technocracy | thearchy | theocracy | totalitarian government | totalitarian regime | totalitarianism | triarchy | tribunate | triumvirate | tyranny | vizierate | viziership | welfare state

See Also | autarchy | autocracy | police state

Dictatorship In Webster's Dictionary

\Dic*ta"tor*ship\, n. The office, or the term of office, of a dictator; hence, absolute power.

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