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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 独裁 (dokusai)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 独裁 (dokusai)

Kana: どくさい
Kanji: 独裁
Romaji: dokusai

Type: Noun, のadjective, するverb
Meaning: dictatorship, despotism
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

彼より前の多くの独裁者たち同様、自分を国家から切り離せない存在とみなすようになっていた。
kare yori mae no ooku no dokusaishatachi douyou, jibun o kokka kara kirihanasenai sonzai to minasu you ni natte ita.
Like so many autocrats before him, he had come to view himself as inseparable from the state.

腹を空かせた人々、仕事を失った人々は、独裁体制の構築材料になる。
hara o sukaseta hitobito, shigoto o ushinatta hitobito wa, dokusai taisei no kouchiku zairyou ni naru.
People who are hungry, people who are out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.

独裁 (dokusai)

この寡頭独裁型の権力構造のおかげで、債券市場は政治的に強固な基盤を獲得できた。
kono katou dokusaigata no kenryoku kouzou no okage de, saiken ichiba wa seijiteki ni kyouko na kiban o kakutoku dekita.
This oligarchical power structure gave the bond market a firm political foundation.

彼は国土の半分だけを支配する半人前の独裁者でしかなかった。
kare wa kokudo no hanbun dake o shihai suru hannin mae no dokusaisha de shika nakatta.
He was the incomplete dictator, the man who ruled only half a country.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 独裁 (dúcái)
Korean: 독재 (dogjae)

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