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POLICE STATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does police state mean? 

POLICE STATE (noun)
  The noun POLICE STATE has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: POLICE STATE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POLICE STATE (noun)


Sense 1police state [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("police state" is a kind of...):

absolutism; authoritarianism; Caesarism; despotism; dictatorship; monocracy; one-man rule; shogunate; Stalinism; totalitarianism; tyranny (a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.))


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