Meaning of “dictatorship” in the English Dictionary

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

"dictatorship" in American English

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dictatorshipnoun [ C/U ]

us /dɪkˈteɪ·t̬ərˌʃɪp/

politics & government a country ruled by a dictator, or the condition of being so ruled:

[ U ] A flood of refugees fled the brutal dictatorship then existing in that country.

(Definition of “dictatorship” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)