Translation of "carpetbagger" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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carpetbaggernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɑː.pɪtˌbæɡ.ər/ us /ˈkɑːr.pətˌbæɡ.ɚ/

carpetbagger noun [ C ] (POLITICS)

mainly US disapproving someone who tries to be elected as a politician in a place away from their home because they think there is a greater chance of succeeding there


carpetbagger noun [ C ] (MONEY)

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. 數以千計的投機商投資該房屋互助協會,希望其能成為一家上市公司。

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