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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person who rules with total authority, often in a cruel manner.

Usage examples (23)
  • It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech...
  • My boss is a dictator who makes everyone work overtime
  • “Rebuilding a nation devastated by a dictator is a large undertaking,”
  • Dont you know that this dictator is always right and would never do anything wrong? for more
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