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tsarist

[zahr-ist, tsahr-] /ˈzɑr ɪst, ˈtsɑr-/
adjective, noun
1.

czarist

or tsarist, tzarist

[zahr-ist, tsahr-] /ˈzɑr ɪst, ˈtsɑr-/
adjective, Also, czaristic
[zah-ris-tik, tsah-] /zɑˈrɪs tɪk, tsɑ-/ (Show IPA),
tsaristic, tzaristic
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a czar or the system and principles of government under a czar.
2.
autocratic; dictatorial.
noun
3.
an adherent of a czar or of czarism.
Origin of czarist
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czarist

/ˈzɑːrɪst/
adjective, noun
1.
a variant spelling (esp US) of tsarist See tsarism
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