Definitions for oligarchˈɒl ɪˌgɑrk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ol•i•garchˈɒl ɪˌgɑrk(n.)

  1. one of the rulers in an oligarchy.

    Category: Government

Origin of oligarch:

1600–10; < Gk oligárchēs; see olig -, -arch

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oligarch(noun)

    one of the rulers in an oligarchy


  1. oligarch(Noun)

    A member of an oligarchy, someone who is part of a small group that runs a country.

  2. oligarch(Noun)

    A very rich person (especially in Russia).

  3. oligarch(Noun)

    (cosmogony) A protoplanet formed during oligarchic accretion.

  4. Origin: From ὀλίγος + ἀρχή.


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