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despotism (s) (noun), despotisms (pl)
A government controlled by an unrestricted authority, especially in a cruel and oppressive way: There have been many countries throughout history where people have existed in despotism, for example when the Germans had Adolf Hitler ruling them with absolute power.

Other names include the following modern dictators who have advocated despotism:

  • Joseph Stalin (U.S.S.R or Russia)
  • Mao Zedong (Mao Tse Tung) (China)
  • Kim Jong-il (North Korea)
  • Muammar Al-Gaddafi (Libya)
  • Robert Mugabe (Zimbabwe)
  • Plus many others throughout history!
An absolute power or control.
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