autocrat

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autocrat

a ruler who possesses absolute and unrestricted authority
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Supervisors with a high power distance orientation prefer a type of power and a hierarchy that differentiate them from their subordinates, and they lead autocratically (Kirkman et al.
Scene is not pristine: Egypt is ruled, autocratically, by a man who believes he came to rule the land via divine intervention as foretold in a dream.
President Putin autocratically still hesitates, and does not rush into the CC.
Said Dhai: 'It's very sad that you have a small group of individuals that, under the guise of transformation, want to autocratically rule the SAMA membership.
So the Church will not form its own political party as if it wants to autocratically impose a prefabricated blueprint on the process of structuring society for the common good.
States where the authoritarian regime exerted greater control, acted autocratically and committed more crimes may be more likely to lustrate.
She had stopped holding meeting of the group and used to take decisions autocratically.
Oskar von Miller, the successful industrialist and influential networker, who led the museum rather autocratically until his retirement, did at least try in his lifetime to balance (in a somewhat idiosyncratic fashion) these interests, in that he limited exhibitions to functional, 'pure' technological or scientific aspects, while cultural or societal aspects were left out of the picture.
They added that even before the election and now after the election the ITAK functions autocratically and that is why we boycotted the swearing in ceremony.
Furthermore, they appreciate that higher-ranked managers decide autocratically and paternalistically.
The Bosnian provincial (about whom there are questions of how truly familiar he is with context of the conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina, since at the time of the war he lived in Albania), in sanctioning Bojic, actually legitimized such irresponsibility and then confirmed it in his "Letter to the Brothers," published in the official bulletin of the Province in July, 2013, in which he autocratically threatened misfits with expulsion from the Order.
They write that the "United States is importing oil and will continue to do so, mostly from countries that are autocratically ruled, unfriendly to the United States, or at best, unreliable allies.