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keiretsu

[ key-ret-soo ]
/ keɪˈrɛt su /

noun, plural kei·ret·su.

(especially in Japan) a loose coalition of business groups.

Nearby words

kei-apple, keifer, keighley, keijo, keir, keiretsu, keirin, keister, keita, keita, modibo, keitel

Origin of keiretsu

Borrowed into English from Japanese around 1975–80
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