"despotic" Dutch translation
The Commission and the Council, on the other hand, tell us that they intend to continue cowering to a despotic government that, from Tunis, thinks it can tell them what to do in Brussels.
Sadly, the totalitarian despot, Mr Milosevic, is fuelling the flames of genocide and compounding the misery of the Kosovar Albanians.
And that is what this cylinder is, the declaration made by the ruler guided by God who had toppled the Iraqi despot and was going to bring freedom to the people.
We know from our own experience how difficult it is move forward from a tradition of eastern despotism towards a modern society.
The report in its original form was more like the description of the Merovingian dynasty as despotism tempered by assassination.
The Republic of South Africa proves that there is a way forward for Africa, that there is an alternative to poverty, to underdevelopment, to war, despotism, corruption and poor governance.
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Usage examples for "despotic" in Dutch
You know, that it's a despotic building; it wants us to feel like termites.
That did not dislodge Saddam Hussein's despotic totalitarian regime.
The virtually despotic Croatian system has been replaced with a pro-West democratic system.
Another six years of the Taliban's despotic rule had gone by before things began to look up for democracy.
His interpretation of the Rules of Procedure was totally despotic, and we contest it.
We know that in that part of the world there is little to choose between two despotic regimes, one in Iran and one in Iraq.
Whereas democracy defuses wars, the juxtaposition of despotic regimes here represents a dangerous threat to this entire Asian sub-region.
Better protection along the Thai-Burmese border can give confidence to refugees fleeing Burma's undemocratic and despotic regime.
Mr President, democracy alone will deliver states from barbarism, ethnic warfare and despotic and military governments.
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