Synonyms of autocracy
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absolutismAbsolutism is a political system in which one ruler or leader has complete power and authority over a country.
• the triumphal reassertion of royal absolutism
despotismDespotism is cruel and unfair government by a ruler or rulers who have a lot of power.
• a prototypical example of political despotism
dictatorshipDictatorship is government by a dictator.
• a long period of military dictatorship
Thesaurus for autocracy from the Collins English Thesaurus