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authoritarianadjective

 us   /əˌθɔr·əˈteər·i·ən, -əˌθɑr-/
demandingtotalobedience to those in ​positions of ​authority: an authoritarian ​ruler/​parent
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authoritarianadjective

uk   /ˌɔː.θɒr.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/  us   /əˌθɔːr.əˈter.i.ən/ disapproving
authoritarian
noun [C] uk   us  
an authoritarian ​person: My ​father was a ​real authoritarian so we were ​brought up very ​strictly.
authoritarianism
noun [U] uk   /ɔːˌθɒr.ɪˈteə.ri.ə.nɪ.zəm/  us   /əˌθɔːr.əˈter.i.ə.nɪ.zəm/
(Definition of authoritarian from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “authoritarian”
in Chinese (Simplified) 独裁的, 专制的…
in Turkish otoriter, disiplinli…
in Russian авторитарный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獨裁的, 專制的…
in Polish apodyktyczny, autorytarny…
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