Autocratic vs Oligarchic - What's the difference?

autocratic | oligarchic |


As adjectives the difference between autocratic and oligarchic

is that autocratic is of or pertaining to autocracy or to an autocrat; absolute; holding independent and arbitrary powers of government while oligarchic is of or pertaining to oligarchy.

autocratic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to autocracy or to an autocrat; absolute; holding independent and arbitrary powers of government.
  • In recent times the British prime minister has become increasingly autocratic .
  • Of or pertaining to the manner of an autocrat.
  • Despite his lack of any actual authority his autocratic demeanour annoyed many of his colleagues.

    Synonyms

    * despotic * dictatorial

    oligarchic

    English

    Adjective

  • Of or pertaining to oligarchy.