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oligarch

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈɒlɪɡɑːk/
GOVERNMENT, ECONOMICS one of a small group of powerful people who control a country or an industry: He tells the story of the new Russian oligarchs and how they amassed enormous fortunes when the Soviet Union broke up.
Translations of “oligarch”
in Chinese (Traditional) 寡頭政治家, 寡頭統治集團成員…
in Chinese (Simplified) 寡头政治家, 寡头统治集团成员…
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