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mandarinate

[man-der-uh-neyt] /ˈmæn dər əˌneɪt/
noun
1.
the status or position of a mandarin.
2.
a group of mandarins or mandarins collectively.
3.
rule or government by mandarins.
Origin of mandarinate
1720-1730
First recorded in 1720-30; mandarin + -ate3
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