autocratic

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See also: autocràtic

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From autocrat +‎ -ic, equivalent to auto- +‎ -cratic.

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autocratic (comparative more autocratic, superlative most autocratic)

  1. Of or pertaining to autocracy or to an autocrat; absolute; holding independent and arbitrary powers of government.
    In recent years, the prime minister has become increasingly autocratic.
  2. (derogatory) Of or pertaining to the manner of an autocrat.
    • 2013, Bernardine Evaristo, Mr Loverman, Penguin Books (2020), page 213:
      Donna became autocratic the day Daniel born, and she realized she had absolute power over another human being.
    Despite his lack of actual authority, his autocratic demeanour annoyed many of his colleagues.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French autocratique.

Adjective[edit]

autocratic m or n (feminine singular autocratică, masculine plural autocratici, feminine and neuter plural autocratice)

  1. autocratic

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