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Examples of dictator in a Sentence
The country was ruled by a military dictator.
the dictator had a fierce stranglehold on the country, keeping its people in poverty and ignorance
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Park is the daughter of deeply divisive dictator Park Chung-hee, who is revered by supporters as a hero who spearheaded South Korea's rapid economic rise in the 1960-70s.
Park is the daughter of a deeply divisive dictator, Park Chung-hee, who is revered by supporters as a hero who spearheaded South Korea’s rapid economic rise in the 1960-70s.
Since 1986 – when dictator Ferdinand Marcos fled the country – nearly every Philippine president has enjoyed high support in the early years of administration.
Philippine officials on Monday began recounting ballots cast in a 2016 vice-presidential election, a move that the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos hopes could return his family to power.
The film is about exactly what the title suggests — the death of Josef Stalin (Adrian McLoughlin), the brutal dictator of the Soviet Union, and the chaotic political maneuvering that followed, all colored by the paranoia his deadly reign created.
Libya has become a lawless state in which fragmented armed groups kill and torture with impunity, the U.N. human rights office (OHCHR) has said, seven years after a revolution toppled dictator Muammar el-Qaddaﬁ.
This was Arredondo’s way of dealing with insurgency, and the current dictator of Mexico appears to have learned the lesson well.
Edgar Snow’s bestselling Red Star over China — perhaps the single most influential work on the rise of Communism in China at the time — featured a full glorification of murderous dictator Mao Zedong.
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: a person who rules a country with total authority and often in a cruel or brutal way
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