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dictator

noun

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a person who uses power or authority in a cruel, unjust, or harmful way
  • the dictator had a fierce stranglehold on the country, keeping its people in poverty and ignorance

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The first known use of dictator was before the 12th century

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“Dictator.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dictator. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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