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English definition of “troika”


noun [C]     /ˈtrɔɪ.kə/ formal
a group of three people , especially government officials : She is a member of the president's troika of close advisers .People in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors
(Definition of troika noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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