Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » D » Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane ... Dictyoptera

DICTATORSHIP

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does dictatorship mean? 

DICTATORSHIP (noun)
  The noun DICTATORSHIP has 1 sense:

1. a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)

  Familiarity information: DICTATORSHIP used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DICTATORSHIP (noun)


Sense 1dictatorship [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

tyranny; totalitarianism; Stalinism; shogunate; one-man rule; monocracy; dictatorship; Caesarism; authoritarianism; despotism; absolutism

Hypernyms ("dictatorship" is a kind of...):

autarchy; autocracy (a political system governed by a single individual)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "dictatorship"):

police state (a country that maintains repressive control over the people by means of police (especially secret police))


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Grow where you are planted." (English proverb)

"Pity without help does little good" (Breton proverb)

"He who has health has hope; and he who has hope, has everything." (Arabic proverb)

"Still waters wash out banks." (Czech proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0418 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: