dictatorial


dictatorial
[[t]dɪ̱ktətɔ͟ːriəl[/t]]
1) ADJ-GRADED Dictatorial means controlled or used by a dictator.

He suspended the constitution and assumed dictatorial powers.

2) ADJ-GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone's behaviour as dictatorial, you do not like the fact that they tell people what to do in a forceful and unfair way.

If you are too strict with them, your children will see you as dictatorial.

...his dictatorial management style.

Syn:
domineering, overbearing

English dictionary. 2008.

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