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1. dictator

noun. ['dɪkˈteɪtɝ, ˈdɪkteɪtɝ'] a ruler who is unconstrained by law.

Synonyms

  • tyrant
  • despot
  • ruler
  • potentate
  • swayer
  • autocrat
  • strongman

Etymology

  • dictator (Latin)
  • dicto (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Dictator

  • delamater
  • deregulator
  • doxtater
  • elater
  • heitzenrater
  • impersonator
  • initiator
  • lasater
  • motivator
  • narrator
  • prestidigitator
  • purolator
  • rehabilitator
  • spectator
  • vibrator

How do you pronounce dictator?

Pronounce dictator as ˈdɪkteɪtər.

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Example sentences of the word dictator


1. Noun, singular or mass
You might be a very strong leader, but be careful not to be a dictator of employee culture.

Quotes containing the word dictator


1. The ultimate story of success: When a nobody, who has never once in his entire life known the feeling of being remembered or respected, suddenly snaps and becomes a world dictator. On one hand it sounds just, but on the other, it illustrates the reason why a prosperity message has and needs its limitations.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

2. Dictator [10w] Clever dictators keep their friends closeand their enemies dead.
- Beryl Dov

2. dictator

noun. ['dɪkˈteɪtɝ, ˈdɪkteɪtɝ'] a person who behaves in a tyrannical manner.

Synonyms

  • oppressor
  • authoritarian
  • disciplinarian
  • moralist
  • Big Brother

Antonyms

  • submissive
  • elitist
  • egalitarian

Etymology

  • dictator (Latin)
  • dicto (Latin)

3. dictator

noun. ['dɪkˈteɪtɝ, ˈdɪkteɪtɝ'] a speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine.

Synonyms

  • verbaliser
  • utterer
  • speaker
  • talker

Etymology

  • dictator (Latin)
  • dicto (Latin)
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