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Synonyms for autocracy
ɔˈtɒk rə siau·toc·ra·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. autocracy, autarchynoun

    a political system governed by a single individual

    autarchy, autarky

  2. autocracynoun

    a political theory favoring unlimited authority by a single individual


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. autocracynoun

    dictatorship, absolutism, despotism, tyranny, arbitrary power, absolute power

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. autocracynoun

    absolutism, despotism, dictatorship, self government, autonomy

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  1. Chuck Schumer:

    Reports of the CIA’s conclusion that Russia actively sought to help elect Donald Trump are simultaneously stunning and not surprising, given Russia’s disdain for democracy and admiration for autocracy, senate Democrats will join with our Republican colleagues next year to demand a congressional investigation and hearings to get to the bottom of this.

  2. Perth Tolle:

    Investors have underestimated autocracy risk.

  3. Ganga Sagar Pant:

    Unlike in autocracy, people are more responsible than the leaders in democratic system of governance as leaders reflect their voters' thoughts and actions.

  4. Cem Oezdemir:

    Erdogan won't let this opportunity be missed to not only thoroughly clean the military but to finally realise his project of a constitutional amendment with the objective of autocracy, the few critical media outlets and the first green shots of civil society have certainly nothing good to expect.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Democracy without meritocracy is just hypocrisy and no different from autocracy.

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    Synonym for Oxymoron
    • A. Ignorant
    • B. Stupid
    • C. Contradictory
    • D. Demented

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