tyrannise
British variant of tyrannize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tyrannisé — tyrannisé, ée (ti ra nni zé, zée) part. passé de tyranniser. Une province tyrannisée par le gouverneur …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • tyrannise — (Brit.) v. rule in a despotic manner, govern oppressively; behave like a tyrant (also tyrannize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tyrannisé — Tyrannisé, [tyrannis]ée. part. pass …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • tyrannise — verb alternative spelling of to tyrannize …   Wiktionary

  • tyrannise — tyr|an|nise [ tırə,naız ] a British spelling of tyrannize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tyrannise — UK [ˈtɪrənaɪz] / US [ˈtɪrəˌnaɪz] tyrannize …   English dictionary

  • tyrannise — [c]/ˈtɪrənaɪz/ (say tiruhnuyz) verb (tyrannised, tyrannising) –verb (i) 1. to exercise power cruelly or oppressively. 2. to reign as a tyrant. 3. to rule despotically or cruelly. –verb (t) 4. to rule tyrannically. 5. to act the tyrant to or over …   Australian English dictionary

  • tyrannise — verb 1. rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner her husband and mother in law tyrannize her • Syn: ↑tyrannize, ↑domineer • Derivationally related forms: ↑tyrant (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tyrannised — tyrannise (Brit.) v. rule in a despotic manner, govern oppressively; behave like a tyrant (also tyrannize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tyrannises — tyrannise (Brit.) v. rule in a despotic manner, govern oppressively; behave like a tyrant (also tyrannize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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