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absolute power

noun as in complete authority to act

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With my first book, Absolute Power, I was walking through the World Trade Center, and there was a Borders Books.

In the land of reasonably priced fettucine alfredo, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

As the motto goes, power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

If absolute power corrupts absolutely, we might now understand that bigness works in a similar way.

We know what power does and we know what absolute power does.

As they understood it, the pater familis had absolute power over his children and other agnatic descendants.

The words "full and absolute power of governing" are not contained in the Royal Charter.

King James recalled their Charters, by which their liberties were secured; and he sent over Governors with absolute power.

The Girondins were overthrown in June, and the party called the Mountain gained absolute power.

The great standing warfare of modern times is constitutional authority against the absolute power of kings and emperors.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to absolute power, such as: absolutism, autarchy, autocracy, despotism, dictatorship, and tyranny.

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