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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; Expecting unquestioning obedience; Likened to a despot in severity.

Usage examples (40)
  • He was imperious and dictatorial
  • dictatorial powers
  • Putin accused the United States of pursuing what he called a dictatorial foreign policy.
  • Can we find such weaknesses in dictatorial nations with which we have to compete? for more
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