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dictator

noun [C]     /dɪkˈteɪ.tər/ US  /ˈdɪk.teɪ.t̬ɚ/ disapproving
a leader who has complete power in a country and has not been elected by the people Powerful people and dictators a person who gives orders and behaves as if they have complete power : My boss is a bit of a dictator.Unpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
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