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shogunate (n.)

1871, a hybrid, from Japanese shogun + Latinate suffix -ate (1).

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Definitions of shogunate

shogunate (n.)
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.);
Synonyms: dictatorship / absolutism / authoritarianism / Caesarism / despotism / monocracy / one-man rule / Stalinism / totalitarianism / tyranny
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