Definition of autocracy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    autocracy

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    noun
    NAmE//ɔˈtɑkrəsi//
     
    (pl. autocracies)(also autarchy)
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] a system of government of a country in which one person has complete power
  2. 2[countable] a country that is ruled by one person who has complete power
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: autocracy