What does fiefdom mean?

Definitions for fiefdom
ˈfif dəmfief·dom

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fiefdom(noun)

    the domain controlled by a feudal lord

  2. fiefdom(noun)

    an organization that is controlled by a dominant person or group

Wiktionary

  1. fiefdom(Noun)

    The estate controlled by a feudal lord; a fief.

    The duke's fiefdom had been greatly expanded as a reward for his dutiful military service on behalf of the king.

  2. fiefdom(Noun)

    Any organization in the control of a dominant individual. Primarily used with a critical or pejorative connotation.

    Most of our company's computers are standardized, but the IT director allows the employees in his own little fiefdom to specify their own machines.

Editors Contribution

  1. fiefdom

    Governments that rule resorting to consultants opinions as some sort of gospel utterance.

    Australian three tiers of government.

    Submitted by anonymous on January 9, 2018  

How to pronounce fiefdom?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say fiefdom in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiefdom in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiefdom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of fiefdom in a Sentence

  1. Michael Madden:

    Under Kim Jong Il, these guys would get their fiefdom then the leader gets to regulate it when he needs to, it's not unlike the mafia, or the Sopranos, where Tony has to make a ruling.

Images & Illustrations of fiefdom

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