Definition of one-party in English:

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adjective

  • Relating to or denoting a system of government where only one political party is permitted: the country went from a one-party state to a multiparty democracy opposition to one-party rule
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    • Almost everyone agrees that the secretive one-party state should not be allowed to continue with its nuclear weapons programme.
    • Bracken became First Lord of the Admiralty in Churchill's one-party caretaker government.
    • During much of the twentieth century, Mexico was a one-party democracy.

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