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autocratic

adjective
variants: also autocratical

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1 exercising power or authority without interference by others
  • democracy is supposed to protect the people against the rise of autocratic rulers

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The first known use of autocratic was in 1769

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“Autocratic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/autocratic. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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