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Pronunciation: (tī'runt), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/tyrant.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. a sovereign or other ruler who uses power oppressively or unjustly.
2. any person in a position of authority who exercises power oppressively or despotically.
3. a tyrannical or compulsory influence.
4. an absolute ruler, esp. one in ancient Greece or Sicily.

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

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