Definitions and translations for "tyranny"

Definition of tyranny

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Noun
1. A government in which a single ruler (a tyrant) has absolute power; this system of government.
2. The office or jurisdiction of an absolute ruler.
3. Absolute power, or its use.
4. A system of government in which power is exercised on behalf of the ruler or ruling class, without regard to the wishes of the governed.
5. Extreme severity or rigour.
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English - Spanish - tyranny

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s. tiranía (f)

English - French - tyranny

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absolutisme, tyrannie, monocratie, dictature

English - German - tyranny

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n. gewaltherrschaft (f), tyrannei (f)

English - Indonesian - tyranny

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n. kelaliman, kezaliman, kekejaman, aniaya, kesewenang-wenangan, kewenang-wenangan

English - Italian - tyranny

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s. tirannia (f)

English - Polish - tyranny

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n. tyrania, despotyzm

English - Portuguese - tyranny

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s. tirania (f)

English - Romanian - tyranny

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n. opresiune, tiranie

English - Russian - tyranny

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с. тирания (F), деспотизм (M), тиранство (N), жестокость (F)

English - Turkish - tyranny

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i. zulüm, zorbalık, zorba yönetim, tiranlık

English - Ukrainian - tyranny

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n. тиранія, тиранство, деспотизм

English - Dutch - tyranny

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zn. tirannie, dwingelandij

English - Greek - tyranny

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ουσ. τυραννία

English - Arabic - tyranny

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‏جور، إستبداد، طغيان، الحكم الإ ستبدادي، حكومة استبدادية‏

English - Chinese - tyranny

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n. 肆意 (sı4 yı4), 暴政 (bao4 zheng4), 肆 (sı4), 独裁者之职 (du2 caı2 zhe3 zhı1 zhı2), 独裁 (du2 caı2), 独裁国家 (du2 caı2 guo2 jıa1), 独裁权 (du2 caı2 quan2), 苛政 (ke1 zheng4)

English - Chinese - tyranny

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n. 肆意 (sı4 yı4), 暴政 (bao4 zheng4), 肆 (sı4), 獨裁者之職 (du2 caı2 zhe3 zhı1 zhı2), 獨裁 (du2 caı2), 獨裁國家 (du2 caı2 guo2 jıa1), 獨裁權 (du2 caı2 quan2), 苛政 (ke1 zheng4)

English - Hindi - tyranny

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n. उत्पीड़न

English - Japanese - tyranny

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(名) 圧制, 横暴, 暴虐, 専横, 虐政, 暴戻, 獰猛, 苛政, 不仁, 不人情, ティラニー, 凶悪性

English - Korean - tyranny

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명. 포학, 압정, 전제정치, 포학한 행위, 무도한 행위, 참주정치

English - Vietnamese - tyranny

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n. quyền bạo quân, quyền chuyên chế
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Synonyms for tyranny
totalitarian government: dictatorship, absolute monarchy, despotism, autocracy