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dictator (dɪkˈteɪtə)
1.  a.  a ruler who is not effectively restricted by a constitution, laws, recognized opposition, etc
 b.  an absolute, esp tyrannical, ruler
2.  (in ancient Rome) a person appointed during a crisis to exercise supreme authority
3.  a person who makes pronouncements, as on conduct, fashion, etc, which are regarded as authoritative
4.  a person who behaves in an authoritarian or tyrannical manner
fem n
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