tyrannical Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “tyrannical” in the English Dictionary

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uk   us   /tɪˈræn.ɪ.kəl/
using, ​showing, or ​relating to the ​unfair and ​cruel use of ​power over other ​people in a ​country, ​group, etc.: a tyrannical ​leader/​regime/​politicalsystem In the end she ​lefthome just to ​escape the tyrannical ​rule of her ​mother.
adverb uk   us   /-i/
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