how to pronounce dictatorship


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dictatorship is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of dictatorship in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… under a military dictatorship but by the …”

meanings of dictatorship


  1. A type of government where absolute sovereignty is allotted to an individual or a small clique.
  2. Any household, institution, or other organization that is run under such sovereignty or autocracy.
  3. A government which exercises autocratic rule.

dictatorship frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word dictatorship occurs in english on average 2.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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