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petro-dictatorship

Definitions

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  • n. A dictatorship funded by petroleum exports.

Etymologies

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petro- +‎ dictatorship

Examples

  • Even as we see the Venezuelan people go through a tragic fall from one of the leading democracies on the continent into a petro-dictatorship, it is not just the direct threat of Chavez to American interests that we should worry about.

    Fernando Espuelas: Stop Hugo Chavez Before It's Too Late

  • Or perhaps Russia was just pissed off that it didn’t matter anymore and it doesn’t want to be just a tourism destination offering nature, art and kinship, much rather be a petro-dictatorship.

    (Cold) War on Tourism

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