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Synonyms for dictator
ˈdɪk teɪ tər, dɪkˈteɪ tərdic·ta·tor

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Princeton's WordNet2.6 / 11 votes

  1. dictatornoun

    a speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine

    authoritarian, potentate

  2. dictator, potentatenoun

    a ruler who is unconstrained by law

    authoritarian, potentate

  3. authoritarian, dictatornoun

    a person who behaves in a tyrannical manner

    "my boss is a dictator who makes everyone work overtime"

    authoritarian, potentate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes2.3 / 3 votes

  1. dictatornoun

    despot, autocrat, absolute ruler

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  1. dictatornoun

    despot, autocrat

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

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  1. Matthew Schmidt:

    He is called the last dictator in Europe because Belarus has basically continued to be a Soviet-style state. He is the leader of a one-party state, just like the Soviet Union was ruled, if you want to see what the USSR was like, go to [its capital]Minsk.

  2. Joe Biden:

    From China to Russia and beyond, they're betting that democracy's days are numbered, they're betting America's a place for the autocrat, the dictator, the strongman.

  3. Tony Perkins:

    This guy would make Mussolini proud, this is a wannabe dictator.

  4. Jessica Mitford:

    When is conduct a crime, and when is a crime not a crime? When somebody up there - a monarch, a dictator, a Pope, a legislator— so decrees.

  5. Brenda Barrios:

    He's one of the reasons why people are crossing the border. They think he looks like a dictator, it's very dangerous for them to cross. But it will be worse if Trump is president ... Life will be very difficult for us. He doesn't want us here.

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