Definition of “zaibatsu” - English Dictionary


“zaibatsu” in Business English

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zaibatsunoun [ C ]

plural zaibatsu, or zaibatsus also Zaibatsu uk /zaɪˈbætˌsuː/ us

ECONOMICS a group of industrial and financial companies that controlled a large part of the economy of Japan before the Second World War

(Definition of “zaibatsu” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)