dictatorship
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪkˈteɪtə(ɹ)ʃɪp/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈdɪkteɪtəɹʃɪp/
Noun

dictatorship (plural dictatorships)

  1. A type of government where absolute sovereignty is allotted to an individual or a small clique.
  2. A government which exercises autocratic rule.
  3. Any household, institution, or other organization that is run under such sovereignty or autocracy.
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