- An absolute ruler with infinite power
- A title born by some such such Monarchs, as in Byzantium and tsarist Russia
Etymology: From autocrate, itself from (autokrates) "ruling by oneself," from auto- "self" (combinatory form of autos) + kratia "rule" (from kratos "strength, power")
- Dutch: autokraat
- French: autocrate
- German: Autokrat
- Spanish: autócrata
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