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absolutism

ab·so·lut·ism

absolutism

 
pronunciation:
aeb s lu tih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition: the principle or practice of absolute, unrestrained governmental power.
Absolutism is evidenced in the governing of Russia by the tsars until 1905.
similar words:
autocracy
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derivation: absolutist (n.)