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English definition of “overlord”

overlord

noun [C] uk   /ˈəʊ.və.lɔːd/ us    /ˈoʊ.vɚ.lɔːrd/
a person in a position of power, especially in the pastPeople in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors
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