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kingmaker

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkɪŋˌmeɪkər/
WORKPLACE a person who influences the choice of people for powerful positions within an organization: He emerged as the corporation's largest shareholder and potential kingmaker.
Translations of “kingmaker”
in Chinese (Traditional) 可影響重要職位人事任命的人物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可影响重要职位人事任命的人物…
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