- A dictatorshipis a form of governmentcharacterized by a single leader or group of leaders and little or no toleration for political pluralismor independent media.
Dictature moderne Définitions. Encyclopædia Universalis : « La dictature est un régime politique autoritaire, établi et maintenu par la violence, à caractère exceptionnel et illégitime. Elle surgit dans des crises sociales très graves, où elle sert soit à précipiter l'évolution en cours (dictatures révolutionnaires), soit à l'empêcher ou à la freiner (dictatures conservatrices).
A dictator is a political leader who possesses absolute power. A dictatorship is a state ruled by one dictator or by a small clique. The word originated as the title of a magistrate in the Roman Republic appointed by the Senate to rule the republic in times of emergency (see Roman dictator and justitium).
The dictatorship of the proletariat is the intermediate stage between a capitalist economy and a communist economy, whereby the post-revolutionary state seizes the means of production, compels the implementation of direct elections on behalf of and within the confines of the ruling proletarian state party, and instituting elected delegates into representative workers' councils that nationalise ownership of the means of production from private to collective ownership.
Borrowed from French dictature.
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Borrowed from Latin dictātūra, from dictō.
1. IPA(key): /dik.ta.tyʁ/
dictature f (plural dictatures) 1. dictatorship
dictātūre 1. vocative masculine singular of dictātūrus
António de Oliveira Salazar GCTE GCSE GColIH GCIC (/ ˌ s æ l ə ˈ z ɑːr /, US also / ˌ s ɑː l-/, Portuguese: [ɐ̃ˈtɔni.u ð(ɨ) ɔliˈvɐjɾɐ sɐlɐˈzaɾ]; 28 April 1889 – 27 July 1970) was a Portuguese statesman and economist who served as Prime Minister of Portugal from 1932 to 1968.
Dictatorship, form of government in which one person or a small group possesses absolute power without effective constitutional limitations. The term dictatorship comes from the Latin title dictator, which in the Roman Republic designated a temporary magistrate who was granted extraordinary powers in order to deal with state crises.
The Great Dictator is a 1940 American political satire comedy-drama film written, directed, produced, scored by, and starring British comedian Charlie Chaplin, following the tradition of many of his other films.
Borrowed from French dictateur, from Latin dictātor (“a chief magistrate”), from dictō (“dictate, prescribe”), from dīcō (“say, speak”).