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carpetbagger

noun [C] (MONEY)
 
 
/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
投機商
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。
Financial investments and the stock market
Translations of “carpetbagger”
in Spanish oportunista…
in French opportuniste…
in German der Oportunist/in…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钱, 投机商…
(Definition of carpetbagger noun (MONEY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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