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tyranny

US [ˈtɪrəni]
UK ['tɪrəni]
  • n.暴虐;苛政;专横;专政
  • Web暴政;专制;残暴
Plural Form:tyrannies  
tyranny
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n.
1.
暴虐;专横;苛政;专政unfair or cruel use of power or authority
a victim of oppression and tyranny
压迫和暴政的受害者
The children had no protection against the tyranny of their father.
孩子们无法抵御其父的虐待。
the tyrannies of Nazi rule
纳粹统治的暴行
These days it seems we must all submit to the tyranny of the motor car.
如今,似乎所有人都离不开汽车了。
2.
暴君统治;暴君统治的国家the rule of a tyrant ; a country under this rule
Any political system refusing to allow dissent becomes a tyranny.
任何不允许不同政见的政治体制都会变成专制。

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