personality cult

noun

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: a situation in which a public figure (such as a political leader) is deliberately presented to the people of a country as a great person who should be admired and loved

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“Personality cult.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/personality%20cult. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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