Examples from the Web for oligarch
When I suggest a Russian oligarch as a possible purchaser, Lobanov says, "No, where could they keep it in Russia?"The World's Most Beautiful Boat—Yours for Half a Billion Dollars|Tim Teeman|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Few constituents celebrate the oligarch lifestyle of the rich and famous Congressman, supported by our hard earned tax dollars.Former Lobbyist Jack Abramoff On Congressional Travel Disclosure|Jack Abramoff|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An oligarch opposed to Russia offers rewards for the capture of commandos occupying government buildings.
The oligarch tried to clarify things on his Facebook page: “The first $10,000 tranche is finished,” he said.
He was reportedly chatting with the oligarch about relaxing E.U. aluminum tariffs.
Where every man, from nobleman to labourer, should be an oligarch by faith, and a gentleman by practice.The Patrician|John Galsworthy
The martial poet Tyrtaeus, and the oligarch Theognis, furnish him with happy illustrations of the two sorts of courage.Laws|Plato
Ostensibly an oligarch until his death, he was in reality one of the most valuable of our agents.
I flatter myself that I maintained my composure under the keen eye of the oligarch, but my heart was beating madly.
And the oligarch is third from the royal; since we count as one royal and aristocratical?The Republic|Plato
British Dictionary definitions for oligarch
Word Origin and History for oligarch
c.1600, from Middle French olygarche, oligarque, from Greek oligarkhes, related to oligarkhia (see oligarchy).