In October of 2011, Libya was finally freed from autocratic rule after 42 years of oppression under the dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Sure, we all hope that present autocratic friends will help with a peaceful and orderly transition toward real democracy.
Look at Russia, that autocratic democracy led by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, a kind of Stalinist hippie.
Taken together, an autocratic leader and a flatlining stock price are powerful motivators for a coup d'etat.
Michael Moynihan does not mourn the passing of this autocratic showman—and says his mad dreams will likely die with him.
No rule is free from faults, and when it is autocratic a possible claimant for the chief post is a danger to the State.
The answer was covered by the autocratic clang on the engine-room gong.
Sue was loath to go, fearing she could not get back before you arrived, but you know your Aunt Clay and how 29 autocratic she is.
At present, an autocratic bureaucracy with no one man at the top.
One of the most important of these was caused by the rapid development of the autocratic Power.