деспот

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Bulgarian[edit]

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Borrowed from Ancient Greek δεσπότης (despótēs).

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деспо́т (despótm (feminine деспо́тица or деспо́тка)

  1. (historical) despot, tyrant, satrap
  2. (historical) despot (a title awarded to senior members of the imperial family, and claimed by various independent or semi-autonomous rulers of vast regions in Bulgaria and the Balkans (13th and 14th centuries))
  3. (figurative) oppressor, tyrant
  4. (historical) bishop
    Synonym: влади́ка (vladíka)
  5. (historical, Christianity) hegumen

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Macedonian[edit]

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деспот (despotm

  1. despot

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Russian[edit]

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де́спот (déspotm anim (genitive де́спота, nominative plural де́споты, genitive plural де́спотов)

  1. despot

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /děspot/
  • Hyphenation: дес‧пот

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дѐспот m (Latin spelling dèspot)

  1. despot

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