Definition of “totalitarian” - English Dictionary

“totalitarian” in British English

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totalitarianadjective

uk /təʊˌtæl.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/ us /toʊˌtæl.əˈter.i.ən/ disapproving

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

“totalitarian” in American English

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totalitarianadjective [ not gradable ]

us /toʊˌtæl·əˈteər·i·ən/

world history of or relating to a government that has almost complete control over the lives of its citizens and does not permit political opposition

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