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authoritarian
American English: /əˌθɔrəˈtɛriən/
British English: /ɔːˌθɒrɪˈtɛːrɪən/

Translation of authoritarian in Spanish:

noun

  • autoritario, (-ria) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The power structures may have changed, but authoritarians will still abuse power however they can.
    • But the agenda of right-wing authoritarians did not change.
    • Their dirty little secret is that they know that the majority of Americans are not by nature authoritarians - they are individualists and communitarians.

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • The historiography reveals insights into the authoritarian mindset of freedom fighters shaped as a product of oppression and armed resistance.
    • The church and the Communist Party were both, it used to be argued, dogmatic and authoritarian institutions, demanding obedience and total commitment.
    • These rules had been strongly enforced during authoritarian regimes to the point that people risked imprisonment or even death if they failed to follow them.
    Example sentences
    • Staff were also concerned about authoritarian management practices and a lack of transparency in appointments.
    • Children of authoritarian parents lacked social skills with their peers.
    • The calls strengthened public opinion that she is authoritarian and allergic to criticism.

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