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noun 
  1. an organization or state which enforces strong or oppressive measures against its population
  2. one who prefers, or one who enforces, absolute obedience to an authority
Michael was an authoritarian.
  1. a totalitarian
adjective 
  1. of, or relating to, absolute obedience to an authority
  2. characterised by a tyrannical obedience to an authority; dictatorial
The government was demanding stricter laws against low-wage peasants.
Translations: 
  • German: autorití¤r
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: authority + -tarian


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