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uk   /təʊˌtæl.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/  us   /toʊˌtæl.əˈter.i.ən/ disapproving
noun [U] uk   /təʊˌtæl.ɪˈteə.ri.ə.nɪ.zəm/  us   /toʊˌtæl.əˈter.i.ə.nɪ.zəm/
(Definition of totalitarian from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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totalitarianadjective [not gradable]

 us   /toʊˌtæl·əˈteər·i·ən/
world history of or ​relating to a ​government that has ​almostcompletecontrol over the ​lives of ​itscitizens and does not ​permitpoliticalopposition
(Definition of totalitarian from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “totalitarian”
in Chinese (Simplified) 极权主义的…
in Turkish totaliter, gücü elinde bulunduran bir gruba ait, baskıcı gruba ait olan…
in Russian тоталитарный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極權主義的…
in Polish totalitarny…
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