Translation of "carpetbagger" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (MONEY) uk us /ˈkɑː.pɪtˌbæɡ.ər/ US  /ˈkɑːr.pɪtˌbæɡ.ɚ/ UK disapproving

someone who invests in a financial organization that is owned by its members, in order to make a profit if it is sold

Thousands of carpetbaggers have invested in the building society, hoping that it will become a public company. 數以千計的投機商投資該房屋互助協會,希望其能成為一家上市公司。

(Translation of “carpetbagger noun (MONEY)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)