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autocracy

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  1. a serf in feudal society

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  2. a form of government in which the political power is held by a single self-appointed ruler

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  3. Compare with oligarchy (literally means rule by the few) and democracy (rule by the majority)

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  4. derived from the Greek word autokratōr αυτοκράτωρ (lit. "self-ruler", or "he who rules by one's self")

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  5. Today it is usually seen as synonymous with despot, tyrant and/or dictator, though each of these terms originally had a separate and distinct meaning (see their respective articles)

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  6. not synonymous with totalitarianism, as this concept was precisely forged to distinguish modern regimes that appeared in 1923 from traditional dictatorships

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