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Synonyms of police state

Noun


1. police state, dictatorship, absolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny

usage: a country that maintains repressive control over the people by means of police (especially secret police)

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