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autocratic

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adjective au·to·crat·ic \ˌȯ-tə-ˈkra-tik\

Definition of autocratic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or being an autocracy :  absolute <an autocratic government>

  2. 2 :  characteristic of or resembling an autocrat :  despotic <an autocratic ruler>

autocratically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Examples of autocratic in a sentence

  1. <democracy is supposed to protect the people against the rise of autocratic rulers>

  2. <an autocratic Boy Scout leader who is under the delusion that he's still an army colonel>



1772

First Known Use of autocratic

1772

Variants of autocratic

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autocratical

play \-ti-kəl\


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