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1‘an authoritarian regime’
autocratic, dictatorial, totalitarian, despotic, tyrannical, autarchic, draconian, absolute, arbitrary, oppressive, repressive, illiberal, undemocratic, anti-democratic
disciplinarian, domineering, doctrinaire, dogmatic, overweening, overbearing, high-handed, bossy, peremptory, imperious, harsh, strict, severe, rigid, inflexible, unyielding
democratic, liberal, lenient, permissive
1‘the army's high command is dominated by authoritarians’
autocrat, despot, dictator, tyrant, absolutist
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