Authoritarian is defined as something or someone who has complete or almost complete control over one or more people.(adjective)
A government who is more concerned with having people obey laws than in people having some freedom is an example of an authoritarian government.
The definition of an authoritarian is a person who expects everyone to do what he says to do.(noun)
A dictator is an example of an authoritarian.
See authoritarian in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: authorit(y) + -arian
See authoritarian in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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