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"oligarch" in British English

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oligarchnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɒl.ɪ.ɡɑː.k/  us   /ˈɑː.lɪ.ɡɑːrk/
one of the ​people in an ​oligarchy
(Definition of oligarch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"oligarch" in Business English

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oligarchnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɒlɪɡɑːk/
GOVERNMENT, ECONOMICS one of a ​smallgroup 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.
(Definition of oligarch from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oligarch”
in Chinese (Simplified) 寡头政治家, 寡头统治集团成员…
in Chinese (Traditional) 寡頭政治家, 寡頭統治集團成員…
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