• (n.) The state of being absolute; the system or doctrine of the absolute; the principles or practice of absolute or arbitrary government; despotism. • (n.) Doctrine of absolute decrees.
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the political doctrine and practice of unlimited, centralized authority and absolute sovereignty, as vested especially in a monarch or dictator. The ... [31 related articles]
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- dominance through threat of punishment and violence
- the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government
The opposite of Relativism. Metaphysics: the theory of the Absolute (q.v.). Epistemology: the doctrine that objective or absolute, and not merely relative and human, truth is possible. Axiology: the view that standards of value (moral or aesthetic) are absolute, objective, superhuman, eternal Politi...
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Absolutism or Absolute Monarchy is a system of government where the hereditary ruler, usually a king, has complete power to decide a country's internal and external policy without having to consult anyone. A good example of an absolute monarchy was Louis XIV of France. The French Revolution heralded...
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(government) System of government in which the ruler or rulers have unlimited power and are subject to no constitutional safeguards or checks. The principle of an absolute monarch, given a right to rule by God (the divine right of kings), was extensively used in Europe during the 17th and 18t...
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the principle or the exercise of complete and unrestricted power in government.
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[European history] Screenshot from The A-Team episode "Deadly Maneuvers". Show owned by NBC. Originally aired on NBC. (c) Stephen J. Cannell Productions / Universal ==Fair use rationale== Though the picture is subject to copyright it is covered by the fair use laws because: ...
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1) Ascendance 2) Ascendancy 3) Ascendence 4) Ascendency 5) Control 6) Despotism 7) Dominance 8) Tyranny
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