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He would bring the same kind of economic stagnation, internal turmoil and discord to our country that other dictators bring to theirs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The downside of honouring a man seen by many in the US as a brutal dictator is felt to outweigh any diplomatic benefit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Overseas banks have frozen hundreds of billions of dollars in accounts held by the former dictator. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Allies of the former dictator claimed that they had already moved his body to a safer place. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He plays the leader of mercenaries battling a brutal dictator. The Sun (2010)Only one leader is left, an absolute dictator. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her only claim to respect derived from a democratic legitimacy that her country 's dictators have lacked. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I watched day laborers with warped ideas of what it meant to be the boss become absolute dictators in the church. Christianity Today (2000)A brutal dictator, but a better dad than me. The Sun (2010)The death of its founder in October was met with public grief usually reserved for Korean dictators. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A military dictator's wife acts like a military dictator's wife. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'dictator'
British English: dictator /dɪkˈteɪtə/ NOUN
A dictator is a ruler who has complete power in a country; used showing disapproval.
- American English: dictator
- Arabic: ديكتاتور
- Brazilian Portuguese: ditador
- Chinese: 独裁
- Croatian: diktator
- Czech: diktátor
- Danish: diktator
- Dutch: dictator
- European Spanish: dictador
- Finnish: diktaattori
- French: dictateur
- German: Diktator
- Greek: δικτάτορας
- Italian: dittatore
- Japanese: 独裁者
- Korean: 독재자
- Norwegian: diktator
- Polish: dyktator
- European Portuguese: ditador
- Romanian: dictator
- Russian: диктатор
- Spanish: dictador
- Swedish: diktator
- Thai: ผู้เผด็จการ
- Turkish: diktatör
- Ukrainian: диктатор
- Vietnamese: nhà độc tài
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