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self-governing state, community, or group.
Autonomy
A person who wields power oppressively; a tyrant.
Despot
Of, relating to, or characteristic of feudalism.
Feudal
The predominant influence, as of a state, region, or group, over another or others.
Hegemony
A body of persons having authority.
Hierarchy
The exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge.
Prerogative
A form of government.
Regime
A king, queen, or other noble person who serves as chief of state; a ruler or monarch.
Sovereign
Of, relating to, being, or imposing a form of government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control over all aspects of life.
totalitarian
To seize and hold (the power or rights of another, for example) by force and without legal authority.
Usurp