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plutocrat

noun [C]     /ˈpluː.tə.kræt/ US  /-t̬ə-/
someone who becomes powerful because they are rich : The country has long been run by plutocrats.Powerful people and dictators plutocratic     /ˌpluː.təˈkræt.ɪk/ US  /-toʊˈkræt̬-/ adjective Systems of government
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