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He was given dictatorial powers.
a dictatorial leader with total control over people's lives
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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.
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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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