Definition of 'despot'
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This is strikingly similar to the eighteenth-century philosopher's theory of the enlightened despot.MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Is African despots' era coming to an end?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Support for despots and dictators, as long as they were ours, is no longer a viable foreign policy option.Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2011)
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Definition of despot from the Collins English Dictionary