an influential citizen, often a retired high official, whose advice is sought by government leaders.
any influential member of a company, group, etc., whose advice is respected.
Japanese History. any of the political leaders who retired from official office but continued to exert a strong influence in the government and who controlled the emperor’s privy council, especially in the period 1898–1914.
an old, experienced, and eminent person, esp a politician, whose advice is often sought
noun 1. an influential female citizen, often a retired high official, whose advice is sought by government leaders. 2. any influential female member of a company, group, etc., whose advice is respected.
[el-dist] /ˈɛl dɪst/ adjective, a superl. of old with elder as compar. 1. ; first-born; of greatest age: eldest brother; eldest sister; eldest born. [ohld] /oʊld/ adjective, older, oldest or elder, eldest. 1. far advanced in the years of one’s or its life: an old man; an old horse; an old tree. 2. of or […]
noun, Cards. 1. the player on the dealer’s left.
[el dee-en-tee] /ɛl diˈɛn ti/ noun 1. a mountain in SW Colorado, in the Rocky Mountains. 14,159 feet (4319 meters).