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

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Princeton's WordNet

  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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  1. dictatornoun

    despot, autocrat, absolute ruler

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dictatornoun

    despot, autocrat

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  1. Nattawut Saikua:

    This will be Suthep's last role, politicians who walk away from the democratic system and stand with a dictator have never been able to come back or be accepted by the people.

  2. Denis Villeneuve:

    Sometimes you have compulsions that you can't control coming from the subconscious... They are the dictator inside ourselves.

  3. Jawad Abdul Kadhim:

    Future generations could see how a dictator lived.

  4. Prajak Kongkirati:

    He knows he cant be a dictator like this forever, he wants to gain more legitimacy and thats why hes holding the elections. He wants to return as a prime minister under normal politics.

  5. President Obama:

    We can not have a society in which some dictator some place can start imposing censorship in the United States, because if somebody is able to intimidate us out of releasing a satirical movie, imagine what they start doing once they see a documentary that they don’t like or news reports that they don’t like, that’s now who we are. That’s not what America is about.

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