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autocratic

au·to·crat·ic

autocratic

pronunciation:
aw t krae tihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: pertaining to or having the powers of an autocrat; absolute.
The country was under autocratic rule for centuries.
synonyms:
dictatorial
similar words:
absolute, authoritarian, totalitarian, tyrannical, unlimited
definition 2: resembling an autocrat; domineering.
He has an autocratic habit of making all the decisions.
synonyms:
despotic, dictatorial, domineering, imperious, tyrannical
similar words:
bossy, high-handed, overbearing, peremptory
derivation: autocratically (adv.)
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The word autocratic contains the following part: