oligarch

[ ol-i-gahrk ]
/ ˈɒl ɪˌgɑrk /

noun

one of the rulers in an oligarchy.

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Origin of oligarch

1600–10; < Greek oligárchēs, equivalent to olíg(os) olig- + -archēs -arch
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British Dictionary definitions for oligarch

oligarch
/ (ˈɒlɪˌɡɑːk) /

noun

a member of an oligarchy
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