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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.).

Usage examples (35)
  • If that which we call authoritarianism/by any other name would smell as sweet ...
  • So it would appear as if the cure for authoritarianism is democracy.
  • The slide towards authoritarianism is happening; right here, right now.
  • The opposite of authoritarianism is liberalism and some varieties of libertarianism. for more
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