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authoritarianism

noun

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a system of government in which the ruler has unlimited power
  • a critical period that saw a number of third-world countries abandon authoritarianism for democracy

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“Authoritarianism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/authoritarianism. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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