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

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dictatorshipnoun [C/U]

 us   /dɪkˈteɪ·t̬ərˌʃɪp/
politics & government a ​countryruled by a ​dictator, or the ​condition of being so ​ruled: [U] A ​flood of ​refugeesfled the ​brutal dictatorship then ​existing in that ​country.
(Definition of dictatorship from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dictatorship”
in Arabic ديكتاتورِيّة…
in Korean 독재 정부…
in Portuguese ditadura…
in Catalan dictadura…
in Japanese 独裁国家, 独裁制…
in Chinese (Simplified) 独裁统治国家, 独裁, 独裁统治…
in Turkish diktatörlük, diktatörle yönetilen ülke/sitem…
in Russian диктатура…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獨裁統治國家, 獨裁, 獨裁統治…
in Italian dittatura…
in Polish dyktatura…
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