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the power behind the throne

someone who does not have an official position in a government or organization but who secretly controls it
(Definition of the power behind the throne from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the power behind the throne”
in Chinese (Simplified) 幕后的实权人物,幕后操纵者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幕後的實權人物,幕後操縱者, 垂簾聽政者…
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