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lord

noun [C] uk   /lɔːd/ us    /lɔːrd/
a male peer informal a man who has a lot of power in a particular area of activity: Several alleged drug lords are to be put on trial.

lord

verb uk   /lɔːd/ us    /lɔːrd/ informal
lord it over sb to behave as if you are better than someone and have the right to tell them what to do: He likes to lord it over his little sister.
(Definition of lord noun, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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