(noun) A type of government in which one individual or a small group has authority over the government or people of a country or state.
Audio Pronunciation: (dic·ta·tor·ship)
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- Plural: dictatorships
- A type of authority.
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How to Cite the Definition of Dictatorship
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “dictatorship.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved January 21, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/dictatorship/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
dictatorship. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/dictatorship/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “dictatorship.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed January 21, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/dictatorship/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“dictatorship.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 21 Jan. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/dictatorship/>.