dictatorial

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dictator +‎ -ial.

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dictatorial (comparative more dictatorial, superlative most dictatorial)

  1. of or pertaining to a dictator
  2. in the manner of a dictator, usually with callous disregard for others.
    • 1838, L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], Duty and Inclination, volume III, London: Henry Colburn, pages 202–203:
      "It was chiefly on account of his father," replied the Doctor, addressing the General, "that Philimore persevered in so rigidly keeping the secret of his attachment, having been once told by him, in the language of worldly dictatorial authority, that he would sooner follow him to the grave than that he should see him marry without fortune []

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dictatorial (masculine and feminine plural dictatorials)

  1. dictatorial

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dictateur +‎ -ial.

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dictatorial (feminine dictatoriale, masculine plural dictatoriaux, feminine plural dictatoriales)

  1. dictatorial

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Portuguese[edit]

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dictatorial m or f (plural dictatoriais)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ditatorial

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French dictatorial.

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dictatorial m or n (feminine singular dictatorială, masculine plural dictatoriali, feminine and neuter plural dictatoriale)

  1. dictatorial

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed from Latin dictator and the suffix -al.

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  • IPA(key): /diɡtatoˈɾjal/, [d̪iɣ̞.t̪a.t̪oˈɾjal]

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dictatorial (plural dictatoriales)

  1. dictatorial

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