Definition of 'totalitarian'
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It is an almost totalitarian attitude to government. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The only way concern for social responsibility could disappear would be for society to become totalitarian. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)We are entirely against any totalitarian regime. A Rock and a Hard Place (1994)Try telling that to people under the heel of totalitarian regimes. The Sun (2008)It resulted in a basically feudal and totalitarian system of government that exists today in an adapted form. Drug-Free Pain Relief (1987)You can't bring down a totalitarian regime with bad art. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Who chose this petty bureaucrat to run a totalitarian regime with control over laws governing 500million people? The Sun (2014)People have to continue dying to service this evil, totalitarian regime. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He writes casually well on dreams, relationships and life under totalitarian regimes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Freedom of speech was the first casualty under a totalitarian regime, he added. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But it's also somewhat silly in an organisation in which nearly a third of the member nations have undemocratic totalitarian regimes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They began producing provocative, experimental and often critical or ironic works of the sort that a totalitarian regime would have savagely repressed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Trying to understand his father taught Beer much about how complex issues of guilt and collaboration could be in relation to a totalitarian society. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I just hope he doesn't try the same trick with other totalitarian or corrupt governments. Times, Sunday Times (2007)An anarchist sets out to undermine Britain's totalitarian government. The Sun (2011)An Independent Mind was a collection of snapshots from the lives of people around the world who have stood up to and been squashed by totalitarian governments. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'totalitarian'
British English: totalitarian ADJECTIVE
A totalitarian political system is one in which there is only one political party which controls everything and does not allow any opposition parties.
...a brutal totalitarian regime.
Definition of totalitarian from the Collins English Dictionary
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