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autocracy
n. dictatorship, despotism, totalitarianism

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Autocracy
An autocracy is a system of government in which a supreme power is concentrated in the hands of one person, whose decisions are subject to neither external legal restraints nor regularized mechanisms of popular control (except perhaps for the implicit threat of coup d'état or mass insurrection).

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autocracy

Noun
1. a political system governed by a single individual
(synonym) autarchy
(antonym) democracy, republic, commonwealth
(hypernym) political system, form of government
(hyponym) monarchy
2. a political theory favoring unlimited authority by a single individual
(hypernym) political orientation, ideology, political theory
(hyponym) Machiavellianism


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autocracy
n. autokracie; samovláda

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autocracy
Rzecz. autokracja; autokracja


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