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totalitarian

adjective uk   /təʊˌtæl.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/  us   /toʊˌtæl.əˈter.i-/ disapproving
C2 of or being a political system in which those in power have complete control and do not allow people freedom to oppose them: a totalitarian regime/state
totalitarianism
noun [U] uk   us   /-ə.nɪ.zəm/
Translations of “totalitarian”
in Chinese (Traditional) 極權主義的…
in Russian тоталитарный…
in Turkish totaliter, gücü elinde bulunduran bir gruba ait, baskıcı gruba ait olan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极权主义的…
in Polish totalitarny…
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