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Meaning of DICTATORSHIP

Pronunciation:  dik'teytur`ship

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
 

DICTATORSHIP is a 12 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: absolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny
 
 See Also: autarchy, autocracy, police state

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dic*ta"tor*ship\, n.
The office, or the term of office, of a dictator; hence,
absolute power.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absolute monarchy, absolutism, aedileship, archbishopric, archiepiscopacy, archiepiscopate, aristocracy, autarchy, authoritarianism, autocracy, autonomy, benevolent despotism, bishopric, Caesarism, captainship, chairmanship, chancellery, chancellorate, chancellorship, chiefery, chiefry, chieftaincy, chieftainry, chieftainship, coalition government, colonialism, commonwealth, constitutional government, constitutional monarchy, consulate, consulship, convenership, custody, czarism, deanery, democracy, despotism, dictature, directorate, directorship, dominion rule, duarchy, duumvirate, dyarchy, emirate, episcopacy, federal government, federation, feudal system, foremanship, garrison state, generalship, gerontocracy, governorship, guardianship, headship, hegemony, heteronomy, hierarchy, hierocracy, home rule, intendancy, kaiserism, leadership, limited monarchy, lordship, magistracy, magistrateship, magistrature, managership, martial law, masterdom, mastership, mastery, mayoralty, mayorship, meritocracy, metropolitanate, metropolitanship, militarism, military government, mob rule, mobocracy, monarchy, neocolonialism, nobility, ochlocracy, oligarchy, one-man rule, one-party rule, overseership, pantisocracy, papacy, pashadom, pashalic, paternalism, patriarchate, patriarchy, police state, pontificality, pontificate, popedom, popehood, popeship, prefectship, prefecture, premiership, presidency, presidentship, prime-ministership, prime-ministry, princedom, princeship, principality, proconsulate, proconsulship, proctorship, protectorate, protectorship, provostry, provostship, pure democracy, rectorate, rectorship, regency, regentship, representative democracy, representative government, republic, ruling class, seigniory, self-determination, self-government, seneschalship, seneschalsy, sheikhdom, sheriffalty, sheriffcy, sheriffdom, shrievalty, social democracy, sovereignty, Stalinism, stewardship, stratocracy, superintendence, superintendency, supervisorship, suzerainship, suzerainty, technocracy, thearchy, theocracy, totalitarian government, totalitarian regime, totalitarianism, triarchy, tribunate, triumvirate, tyranny, vizierate, viziership, welfare state
 

 

 

 

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