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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 when people have existed in despotism; for example, the Germans who 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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