Die Übersetzung von "despot" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈdes.pɒt/ us /-pɑːt/

a person, especially a ruler, who has unlimited power over other people, and often uses it unfairly and cruelly

an evil despot
The king was regarded as having been an enlightened despot.
→ See also tyrant
despotic adjective uk /dɪˈspɒt.ɪk/ us /desˈpɑː.t̬ɪk/
despotically adverb uk /dɪˈspɒt.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /desˈpɑː.t̬ɪ-/
despotism noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈdes.pə.tɪ.zəm/ us /-t̬ɪ-/

After years of despotism, the country is now moving towards democracy.

(Die Übersetzung von "despot" von Cambridge Englisch-Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)