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  • proper noun The nominal leader of Oceania in George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.
  • proper noun By extension, a disparaging name for government surveillance considered to be too intrusive.
  • proper noun Any omnipresent figurehead representing oppressive control
  • proper noun Unwarranted, invasive, and discreet surveillance, especially of a people by its government

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  • noun an authoritarian leader and invader of privacy
  • noun an older brother


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