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An autocracy is a form of government in which a single person holds unlimited political power, but an oligarchy is a form of government in which the power to rule is held by a small, usually self appointed elite.

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In an oligarchy, power is shared among several people. (That' the answer for y'all lazy people) i understand, so i save y'all some time
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Oligarchy, by most accounts, is a form of autocracy where power is exercised by a privileged group.
An autocracy is a government in which a single person holds unlimited political power. An oligarchy is a government in which the power to rule is held by a small, usually self-appointed elite.
An autocracy is a form of government in which a single person holds unlimited political power, but an oligarchy is a form of government in which the power to rule is held by a small, usually self appointed elite.
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autocracy is rule by a single person with unlimited power; oligarchy is rule by a few people.

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