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despotism

des·pot·ism

despotism

 
pronunciation:
de sp tih zm
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the rule or practices of a tyrant; autocracy or tyranny.
similar words:
autocracy
definition 2: an autocratic or absolute government; dictatorship.
similar words:
tyranny
definition 3: a country under a despot's rule.
similar words:
autocracy
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