Meaning of “autocratic” in the English Dictionary

"autocratic" in British English

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autocraticadjective

uk /ˌɔː.təˈkræt.ɪk/ us /ˌɑː.t̬əˈkræt̬.ɪk/

relating to an autocrat:

an autocratic ruler/regime
The president resigned after 30 years of autocratic rule.
autocratically
adverb uk /ˌɔː.təˈkræt.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˌɑː.t̬əˈkræt̬.ɪ.kəl.i/

(Definition of “autocratic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"autocratic" in Business English

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autocraticadjective

uk /ˌɔːtəˈkrætɪk/ us POLITICS, WORKPLACE

controlled by one leader who has total power, and who does not allow anyone else to make decisions:

autocratic leadership/management/company An autocratic management style often results in high staff turnover and low employee morale.
an autocratic regime/government/leader

(Definition of “autocratic” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)