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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or supporting or characteristic of a despotic power exercised by a privileged clique.

Usage examples (34)
  • One executive, a former leader at an OHA member company who asked not to be named, described the organization as "oligarchical," not democratic.
  • Swine flu, anti virals, oil and oligarchical collectivism. '
  • These are the deceitful contrivances of oligarchical legislators.
  • Lord Townshend had termininated the oligarchical administration: that of for more
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