dictatorial: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dik"tu-tôr'ē-ul, -tōr'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a dictator or dictatorship.
  2. appropriate to, or characteristic of, a dictator; absolute; unlimited: dictatorial powers in wartime.
  3. inclined to dictate or command; imperious; overbearing: a dictatorial attitude.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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