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dictator

noun [C]  /ˈdɪk·teɪ·t̬ər, dɪkˈteɪ-/ us  
politics & government someone who rules a country with complete power, has complete control over the armed forces, and destroys any political opposition
dictatorial
adjective  /ˌdɪk·təˈtɔr·i·əl, -ˈtoʊr-/ us  
politics & government dictatorial powers
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