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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 des·pot /ˈdɛspət, ˌpɑt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Des·pot n.
 1. A master; a lord; especially, an absolute or irresponsible ruler or sovereign.
    Irresponsible power in human hands so naturally leads to it, that cruelty has become associated with despot and tyrant.   --C. J. Smith.
 2. One who rules regardless of a constitution or laws; a tyrant.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a cruel and oppressive dictator [syn: tyrant, autocrat]