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warlordnoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɔrˌlɔrd/
a ​militaryleader who ​controls a ​country or, more ​frequently, an ​area within a ​country, esp. when the ​centralgovernment is not in ​control
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warlordnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɔː.lɔːd/  us   /ˈwɔːr.lɔːrd/ mainly disapproving
a ​militaryleader who ​controls a ​country or, more often, an ​area within a ​country
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