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au•toc•ra•cy



Pronunciation: (ô-tok'ru-sē), [key]
n.,
pl. -cies.

1. government in which one person has uncontrolled or unlimited authority over others; the government or power of an absolute monarch.
2. a nation, state, or community ruled by an autocrat.
3. unlimited authority, power, or influence of one person in any group.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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