Definition of absolutism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    absolutism

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈæbsəˌlut̮ɪzəm//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a political system in which a ruler or government has total power at all times
  2. 2belief in a political, religious, or moral principle that is thought to be true in any circumstances
NAmE//‑ˌlut̮ɪst//
 
noun, adjective
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