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despot

noun [C]  us   /ˈdes·pət, -pɑt/
a ruler who has unlimited power and often uses it unfairly and cruelly
despotic
adjective  us   /desˈpɑt̬·ɪk, dɪs-/
a despotic regime
Translations of “despot”
in Vietnamese kẻ chuyên quyền…
in Spanish déspota…
in Thai นักเผด็จการ…
in Malaysian pemerintah yang berkuku besi…
in French despote…
in German der Despot…
in Chinese (Traditional) 專橫者,專制者(尤指統治者)…
in Indonesian despot…
in Russian деспот…
in Turkish dediğim dedikçi, zorba, despot…
in Chinese (Simplified) 专横者,专制者(尤指统治者)…
in Polish despot-a/ka…
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