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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dictatorial  \Dic`ta*to"ri*al\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  dictatorial.] 
  1.  Pertaining  or  suited  to  a  dictator;  absolute. 
 
  Military  powers  quite  dictatorial.  --W.  Irving. 
 
  2.  Characteristic  of  a  dictator;  imperious;  dogmatical; 
  overbearing;  as  a  dictatorial  tone  or  manner.  -- 
  {Dic`ta*to"ri*al*ly},  adv  --  {Dic`ta*to"ri*al*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dictatorially 
  adv  :  in  an  overbearingly  domineering  manner;  as  a  dictator;  "this 
  manager  acts  dictatorially  toward  his  colleagues"  [syn: 
  {autocratically},  {magisterially}] 




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