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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.);
[syn: dictatorship, absolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shogunate \Sho*gun"ate\ (sh[=o]*g[=oo]n"[asl]t), n. The office or dignity of a Shogun. [Written also Siogoonate.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

shogunate n 1: a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.) [syn: dictatorship, absolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny]