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One entry found for authoritarian.
Main Entry: au·thor·i·tar·i·an
Pronunciation: odot-secondarystressthär-schwa-primarystresster-emacron-schwan, schwa-, -secondarystressthodotr-
Function: adjective
1 : expecting strict obedience to one's authority <had authoritarian parents>
2 : based on the principle that the leaders and not the people have the final authority <an authoritarian state>
- authoritarian noun
- au·thor·i·tar·i·an·ism /-emacron-schwa-secondarystressniz-schwam/ noun

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