Examples of dictatorial in a Sentence
He was given dictatorial powers.
a dictatorial leader with total control over people's lives
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Mr Duterte reminisces fondly about the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos and seems to crave dictatorial power himself.
The deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile system in South Korea and continued U.S.-Japan cooperation to ramp up efforts against the dictatorial Kim regime are steps in the right direction.
To this day, Puff flexing his dictatorial muscle again is nothing short of mesmerizing.
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rob Portman in December met secretly with North Korea's delegation to the United Nations, hoping the discussion would lead to college student Otto Warmbier's release from the dictatorial regime.
Some of those critics say the school is training the future elite of a dictatorial regime that abuses human rights and threatens its neighbors with nuclear weapons.
Since assuming the presidency in 2013, Maduro has been criticized by international leaders for carrying out a dictatorial regime.
The young queen’s reign would be short-lived, however, as tensions had long been building in France over the dictatorial reign of the noblemen above the peasant classes.
U.S. troops invaded Iraq in 2003 to topple the dictatorial regime of Saddam Hussein, who U.S. officials suspected had chemical or biological weapons that could be used by terrorists to attack America.
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DICTATORIAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dictatorial for English Language Learners
: of, relating to, or ruled by a dictator
—used to describe a person who tries to control other people in a forceful and unfair way
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