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au·to·crat·ic

 (ô′tə-krăt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Relating to or being an autocrat.
2. Tending to impose one's will on others in an insistent or arrogant manner; domineering. See Synonyms at dictatorial.

au′to·crat′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.autocratically - in an overbearingly domineering mannerautocratically - in an overbearingly domineering manner; as a dictator; "this manager acts dictatorially toward his colleagues"
2.autocratically - in an autocratic manner; "the Czars ruled Russia autocratically"
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