Noun(1) an adherent of totalitarian principles or totalitarian government
Adjective(1) characterized by a government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control(2) of or relating to the principles of totalitarianism according to which the state regulates every realm of life
(1) It is also, however, an approach that can be, and has been, misused by totalitarian regimes.(2) We usually connect propaganda to totalitarian regimes and undemocratic societies.(3) That fiction would be laughable were it not so dangerously resonant of totalitarian regimes against which this country once stood firm.(4) The counterpart is used only in totalitarian states or military dictatorships.(5) More often, in fact, they are foot soldiers of totalitarian regimes and of mob rule.(6) Maybe years of living under totalitarian dictatorships left them no choice but to live large in whatever small ways they can.(7) Once they came to power they turned to totalitarian dictatorships.(8) In its more moderated and diffused form it blamed the absence of democracy in totalitarian regimes not on the dictators but on the democracies.(9) It is characteristic of totalitarian regimes to try to prevent private initiatives in education.(10) In some cases, a republic may be a dictatorial or totalitarian state.(11) The best way to rid the world of totalitarian regimes is to show their citizens what the rest of the world is really like.(12) For it came into a world previously marked by despotism, by tyranny, by totalitarian control.(13) The Romanian Revolution was the most dramatic of a wave of uprisings that ended totalitarian rule throughout Eastern Europe.(14) Everywhere that people lived under totalitarian dictatorships, they felt he was one of them.(15) The legislation clears the way for practices commonly identified with totalitarian regimes.(16) They allow for the chaotic nature of totalitarian regimes.
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Different Formstotalitarian, totalitarianism, totalitarians
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