Complete Definition of "oligarch"

English

Etymology
from Greek ολιγοι (oligoi) âfewâ + αÏÏ- (arkh-) âto ruleâ

Pronunciation
US: IPA|/ËoÊlɪËgÉrk/

Noun
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  1. A member of an oligarchy, someone who is part of a small group that runs a country.
  2. A very rich person (especially in Russia).

Related terms
oligarchy

Translations
trans-top|a member of an oligarchy
Chinese:
:Mandarin: zh-ts|寡頭|寡头 (guÇtóu)
Dutch: oligarch m
Estonian: oligarh
Finnish: oligarkki
trans-mid
French: oligarque
Hebrew: ×××××ר×
trans-bottom

trans-top|very rich person
French: oligarque
trans-mid
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