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
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of one-party in:
- The US English dictionary