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adjective as in governed by small group


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We’d also take a serious look at distributing the Games across multiple cities, which might cause less disruption to countries and less oligarchic construction boondoggles.

An oligarchic super league loaded up with American private equity money was for these teams not so much a choice, as they would see it, as a necessity.

The gap between the oligarchic class and everyone else seems increasingly permanent.

California produces more new billionaires than any place this side of oligarchic Russia or crony capitalist China.

Abdicating market share to ankle-biters is a notoriously poor business strategy for an oligarchic industry like publishing.

They became, one, the champion of the democracy; the other, the hope of the oligarchic faction.

We are oligarchic in all things, from our parliament to our army.

The countenance of the government may become more democratic, but the soul that animates it will be more oligarchic.

The Church of England has been freely accused of too great complaisance to the powers that be, when those powers were oligarchic.

I heard the deeper, the oligarchic accent, 'How can a people be enfranchised that eats meat with its fingers?'

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oligarchic, such as: cabalistic, cliquey, elite, exclusive, and select.

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