What is Autocracy?

Autocracy definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun, plural auA.tocA.raA.cies.
government in which one person has uncontrolled or unlimited authority over others; the government or power of an absolute monarch.
a nation, state, or community ruled by an autocrat.
unlimited authority, power, or influence of one person in any group.

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