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English definition of “tyranny”
/ˈtɪr·ə·ni/ n [C/U]
› social studies unlimited authority or use of power, or a government which exercises such power without any control or limits tyrannical
/tɪˈræn·ɪ·kəl/ adj › American revolutionaries believed the British government was tyrannical. tyrannize
/ˈtɪr·əˌnɑɪz/ v [T] › In school, he was the big bully who tyrannized the whole playground. tyrant
/ˈtɑɪ·rənt/ n [C] › Their father was a tyrant, feared by all his children.