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  1. tyranny

    • IPA[ˈtɪr(ə)ni]

    英式

    • n.
      cruel and oppressive government or rule;a state under cruel and oppressive government.
    • noun: tyranny, plural noun: tyrannies

    • 釋義
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    • 片語
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. cruel and oppressive government or rule:

      refugees fleeing tyranny and oppression

    • 2. a state under cruel and oppressive government.
    • 3. cruel, unreasonable, or arbitrary use of power or control:

      the tyranny of her stepmother

      the tyranny of the nine-to-five day

    • 4. (especially in ancient Greece) rule by one who has absolute power without legal right.
    • the influence of distance on the course and outcomes of Australian and New Zealand historical events

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    • IPA[ˈtirənē]

    美式

    • n.
      cruel and oppressive government or rule:
    • people who survive war and escape tyranny

      the removal of the regime may be the end of a tyranny

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