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absolutism

noun [U]  /ˌæb·səˈluˌt̬ɪz·əm/
politics & government a political system in which a single leader controls all branches of government and has authority over everyone and everything in the country
Translations of “absolutism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 專制政體, 專制制度, 專制主義…
in Chinese (Simplified) 专制政体, 专制制度, 专制主义…
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