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Etymology

From Old French tyrant (French tyran), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] tyrannus, from Ancient Greek τύραννος.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈtaɪɹənt/

Noun

Singular
tyrant

Plural
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  1. An absolute ruler who governs without restriction.
  2. A harsh and cruel ruler.
  3. An oppressive, cruel and harsh person.

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