a form of monarchy in which, at least in theory, there are no constitutional restrictions on the power of the monarch. Bourgeoisie: Originally, the inhabitants of a walled city, that is, merchants, craftsmen and professionals, such as doctors, lawyers and professors. In later usage, it was those members of the Third Estate who were not peasants. It has now come to mean any member of the middle class.
A government form in which an individual exercises unlimited power over a nation, as in under an absolute monarchist. Autocracy is very similar to the governmental system of fascism, in which the dictator uses the people he rules over to benefit his own needs.