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It's sort of authoritarian which reminds me of, er, well, no perhaps now's not the time. TICKLED PINK (2002)For reasons Neil had yet to understand, Carline seemed pleased that Dr Barbara had become more authoritarian. RUSHING TO PARADISE (2002)
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British English: authoritarian ADJECTIVE
If you describe a person or an organization as authoritarian, you are critical of them controlling everything rather than letting people decide things for themselves.
They were living under an authoritarian regime.
Definition of authoritarian from the Collins English Dictionary
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