from The Century Dictionary.
- In an autocratic manner.
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- adverb In an
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adverb in an autocratic manner
- adverb in an overbearingly domineering manner; as a dictator
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“Never mind the 'buts,'” he burst in autocratically.
Student representative council president Sakhile Khumalo said the campus was being run "autocratically" by acting rector Doretta van der Merwe.
For decades he has behaved as though he were God-incarnate, carrying a royal staff, ruling autocratically over his minions, consolidating power, eliminating opposition.
Libya has been ruled by a dictator for forty two years, and Syria an equivalent time - so too in Yemen, Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Morocco and many other countries where authoritative regimes have been ruling autocratically.
These utilities are also at the mercy of local Public Service Commissions that can, pretty much, autocratically stop needed rate increases, or demand rate decreases, reduction in staff and so on.
Such events show that Mr. Corzine was "autocratically running this organization," Mr. Neugebauer said.
But that very franchise model still allows the BCCI to manage the league autocratically.
They can but they probably won't, because they have been deceived into relinquishing that sovereign power to an overreaching financial sector bent on controlling the money systems of the world privately and autocratically.
For 60 years it presided autocratically over the Republic of China, which was driven from China's mainland to Taiwan.
Their narrow self-serving political agendas have left both of their autocratically-run school systems in chaos.