Translation of "carpetbagger" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (MONEY) uk us /ˈkɑː.pɪtˌbæɡ.ər/ US  /ˈkɑːr.pɪtˌbæɡ.ɚ/ UK disapproving

someone who invests in a financial organization that is owned by its members, in order to make a profit if it is sold

Thousands of carpetbaggers have invested in the building society, hoping that it will become a public company. 数以千计的投机商投资该房屋互助协会,希望其能成为一家上市公司。

(Translation of “carpetbagger noun (MONEY)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)