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dictator

dic·ta·tor

dictator

 
 
pronunciation:
dIk teI tr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a ruler who has total authority.
Many dictators use their power in a cruel or selfish way.
synonyms:
tyrant
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The word dictator contains the following parts:
-ator Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix -ator turns verbs ending in -ate into nouns. It is a compound of -ate + -or.