noun, plural au·toc·ra·cies.
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All the other countries involved in this really are autocracies.
It is sobering that the United States in 2020 seems to have an audience for autocracy, a constituency for authoritarianism.Republicans, it isn’t too late to stand up for the nation|Michael Gerson|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Now, however, rising nationalism, misinformation and propaganda, and the undermining of independent institutions and fair elections are pushing many democracies to the brink of autocracy—or over it.
The nature of the autocracy—that it was only answerable to itself—meant it could not draw its power from the people.
Ortega has dismissed the allegations of autocracy and fraud that have afflicted his presidency as politically motivated.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Autocracy is just a Russian bad habit, like smoking three packs of cigarettes a day and drinking a liter of vodka.
The remaining two-thirds reacted to increasing anarchy in traditional Russian fashion, by increasing autocracy.
It was a strange world, or seems so in retrospect, built as it was of equal parts meritocracy and autocracy.Peter Matthiessen Was One of the Greatest Writers of a Great Generation|Malcolm Jones|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Against an autocracy as powerful as the Romanoff dynasty, rebels have never before contended.Comrade Kropotkin|Victor Robinson
The cancer of autocracy is eating into the vitals of Austria.The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon|Newell Dwight Hillis
The collapse of the Prussian autocracy involved that of the lesser German potentates.
Discusses various programs for the change from industrial autocracy to industrial democracy.
The close relation between finance and general policy is most impressively illustrated in this failure of benevolent autocracy.