Definitions for zaibatsuzaɪˈbɑt su

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

zai•ba•tsuzaɪˈbɑt su(n.)(pl.)-tsu.

  1. a great industrial or financial combination of Japan.

    Category: Business

Origin of zaibatsu:

1935–40; < Japn, =zai wealth (< MChin, = Chin cái) +batsu, der. of bat clique (< MChin, = Chin )

Wiktionary

  1. zaibatsu(Noun)

    Japanese term for u2018money cliqueu2019 or conglomerate, and sometimes used in the United States to refer to any large corporation.

  2. Origin: From zaibatsu.

Freebase

  1. Zaibatsu

    Zaibatsu is a Japanese term referring to industrial and financial business conglomerates in the Empire of Japan, whose influence and size allowed control over significant parts of the Japanese economy from the Meiji period until the end of World War II.

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