grey eminence Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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grey eminencenoun [C usually singular]

mainly UK (US usually gray eminence) uk   us  
(Definition of grey eminence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 灰色高贵(指后台掌权的人物)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 灰色高貴(指後台掌權的人物)…
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