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totalitarian

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Government
totalitarianto‧tal‧i‧tar‧i‧an /təʊˌtæləˈteəriən $ toʊˌtæləˈter-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 PGbased on a political system in which ordinary people have no power and are completely controlled by the governmenta totalitarian state/regimesee thesaurus at governmenttotalitarianism noun [uncountable]
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totalitarianThe legislation can be seen as a by-product of these regimes attempts to create a mass, totalitarian basis of support.a totalitarian governmentThe totalitarian political system demands complete obedience to its extensive rules regarding culture, economics, religion, and morality.The minister called the secret police ``a product and a tool of the old totalitarian regime''.The ideological points are still there but it's hard to believe that totalitarian regimentation could be so tight.The country held its first elections after 40 years of totalitarian rule.Not the least power of a totalitarian state is the power to bore the people out of their right minds.A totalitarian state must maintain complete control of the press.All organizations are subordinated to the totalitarian state.Politicians get away with this sort of behaviour only in totalitarian states.Religious fanaticism, like any totalitarian system, has its violent side.a totalitarian state/regimeNot the least power of a totalitarian state is the power to bore the people out of their right minds.In the end a totalitarian state says that everything which exists belongs to it.In a totalitarian regime, the definition of res publica becomes total.
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