power broker


power broker
noun
a person who is important by virtue of the people or votes they control
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a power broker who does you a favor will expect you to return it

Syn: ↑powerbroker

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noun
: a person (as in politics) able to exert strong influence through control of votes or individuals

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power broker noun
A highly influential person able to sway the decisions, policies, etc of various groups
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Main Entry:power

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power broker UK US noun [countable] [singular power broker plural power brokers]
a person or country that has a lot of influence and uses it to control other people or countries
Thesaurus: general words for leaders and bosseshyponym to be in chargesynonym

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power broker,
U.S. a person who manipulates power by influencing people in positions of power.

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noun, pl ⋯ -kers [count]
: a person who has a lot of influence and control in a particular activity (such as politics)

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ˈpower broker [power broker] noun
a person who has a strong influence on who has political power in an area

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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