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the old-boy network

UK
the way in which men who have been to the same expensive school or university help each other to find good jobs: The old-boy network still operates in some City banks.
Translations of “the old-boy network”
in Chinese (Traditional) 校友關係網,老同學關係網, 老同學間的互相關照…
in Chinese (Simplified) 校友关系网,老同学关系网, 老同学间的相互关照…
(Definition of the old-boy network from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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