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power vacuum

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a condition that exists when someone has lost control of something and no one has replaced them: She was quick to fill the power vacuum that was left by the sudden death of the managing director.
Translations of “power vacuum”
in Chinese (Traditional) 權力真空…
in Chinese (Simplified) 权力真空…
(Definition of power vacuum from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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