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Military or imperial dictatorship; political authoritarianism.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an autocratic system of government. See also Bonapartism
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Cae•sar•ism(ˈsi zəˌrɪz əm)
absolute government; imperialism.
Cae′sar•ist, n. adj.
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the characteristics shown by a dictatorship or imperial authority. — Caesarist, n.See also: Politics
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|Noun||1.||Caesarism - a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)|
dictatorship, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny, authoritarianism, despotism, absolutism
police state - a country that maintains repressive control over the people by means of police (especially secret police)
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