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tyrannize

verb [T] (UK usually tyrannise) uk   us   /ˈtɪr.ən.aɪz/
to treat someone cruelly, controlling everything that they do: He was one of those school bullies who tyrannized the whole playground.
Translations of “tyrannize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 對…施以暴政, 暴虐地對待,專橫地對待…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对…施以暴政, 暴虐地对待,专横地对待…
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