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English definition of “despot”

despot

noun [C]    /ˈdes·pət, -pɑt/
a ruler who has unlimited power and often uses it unfairly and cruelly despotic    /desˈpɑt̬·ɪk, dɪs-/ adjective a despotic regime
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