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Definition of despotic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

despotic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈspɒtɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɑːtɪk//
 
 
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connected with or typical of a ruler with great power, especially one who uses it in a cruel way despotic power/rule