Oligarch



[ol-i-gahrk] /ˈɒl ɪˌgɑrk/

noun
1.
one of the rulers in an oligarchy.
/ˈɒlɪˌɡɑːk/
noun
1.
a member of an oligarchy
n.

c.1600, from Middle French olygarche, oligarque, from Greek oligarkhes, related to oligarkhia (see oligarchy).

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