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tsarism

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Government
tsarismtsar‧ism, tzarism, czarism /ˈzɑːrɪzəm, ˈtsɑː-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 PGa system of government controlled by a tsar, especially the system in Russia before 1917tsarist noun [countable]tsarist adjective
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tsarismThe first revolution on the agenda, therefore, was the bourgeois-democratic overthrow of tsarism and abolition of feudal remnants.This fuelled dissatisfaction with the repressive structures of tsarism.The landed nobility provided tsarism with a perilously narrow social base.
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