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English definition of “oligarchy”


noun [C or U, + sing/pl verb]     /ˈɒl.ɪ.ɡɑː.ki/ US  /ˈɑː.lɪ.ɡɑːr-/
( government by) a small group of powerful people Systems of government
(Definition of oligarchy noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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