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Related / Similar Words: totalitarianism, totalism, dictatorship, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, tyranny

 

Definition:
  • the doctrine of an absolute being;
  • the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government;
  • a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.);
  • dominance through threat of punishment and violence;

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    Hyponyms: police state

     

     
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