tyranny

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tyranny /ˈtirəni/ noun
plural tyrannies
tyranny
/ˈtirəni/
noun
plural tyrannies
Learner's definition of TYRANNY
: cruel and unfair treatment by people with power over others
[noncount]
[count]
sometimes used figuratively
[count] : a government in which all power belongs to one person : the rule or authority of a tyrant
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