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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
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A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
Hypernyms ("dictatorship" is a kind of...):
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))
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