Definition of 'dictatorship'

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That isn't democracy it's dictatorship. The Sun (2016)They wanted to establish their own dictatorship of the proletariat. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)What was intended as direct action to restore democracy resulted in dictatorship. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The dictatorship of the proletariat became in practice personal power wielded by an autocratic leader. Grenville, J. A. S. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)This is more like a dictatorship than a democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The road from dictatorship to democracy and constitutional government is seldom smooth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The idea that economic growth would gradually turn dictatorship into democracy has turned out to be wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Its heirs destabilised democracy until military dictatorship was once again imposed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The organization of the party is the model for the organization of the "dictatorship of the proletariat ". Low, Nicholas Politics, Planning and the State (1990)They could prove they have transformed from brutal dictatorship to democracy by letting the opposition leader back into the country. The Sun (2012)There was a brutal military dictatorship. The Sun (2014)She is the only thing who can stop the Government becoming a dictatorship. The Sun (2007)It shames the democratic world to have such a brutal dictatorship in Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2012)By chance, this coincided with widespread demonstrations against the military dictatorship by students and democracy activists. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And turned brutal dictatorships into hell on Earth. The Sun (2014)In the period of the dictatorship of the proletariat, the regulation of relationships enters a new phase. Kishlansky, Mark A. (editor) Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)THEY have endured military dictatorships and the collapse of their currency. Times, Sunday Times (2006)As the country emerged from the brutal years of dictatorship, those in power chose to hold their noses. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Instead we had 21 years of military dictatorship, something we are still paying for. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As a result, Ireland avoided military or fascist dictatorship. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)The question is, should you go, given that the country is a dictatorship in all but name? Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Translations for 'dictatorship'

British English: dictatorship NOUN
Dictatorship is government by a dictator.
...a new era of democracy after a long period of military dictatorship.


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