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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; Offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power.

Usage examples (38)
  • An autocratic person
  • The 11 were unhappy about what they described as her autocratic and undemocratic leadership as ANCWL president.
  • The ANC continued to play with the idea of autocratic interim government ruling by decree.
  • Mr. Maliki has alienated many onetime Shiite allies with what critics call his autocratic style. for more
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