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Definition of mob rule in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Control of a political situation by those outside the conventional or lawful realm, typically involving violence and intimidation: the leadership were criticized for giving in to mob rule
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  • And as for politicians not having changed anything, are you suggesting we just give up democracy and go for mob rule?
  • More often, in fact, they are foot soldiers of totalitarian regimes and of mob rule.
  • For democracy without the rule of law is mob rule, and the rule of law is not built by democratic means.

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