have/hold all the aces Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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have/hold all the aces

to be in a ​strongposition when you are ​competing with someone ​else because you have all the ​advantages: In a ​situation like this, it's the ​bigcompanies who ​hold all the ​aces.
(Definition of have/hold all the aces from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have/hold all the aces”
in Chinese (Simplified) 占绝对优势…
in Chinese (Traditional) 佔絕對優勢…
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