miniempire

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mini- +‎ empire

Noun[edit]

miniempire (plural miniempires)

  1. A small empire.
    • 2007 September 30, Whitney Joiner, “The Marriage Is Over, but the Show Goes On”, New York Times:
      In a place where crew members had grown so accustomed to regularly working with Troublemaker that some had picked up and moved here from Los Angeles — Ms. Avellan lovingly refers to them as her children — the dissolution of the marriage raised the obvious question: What would become of the moviemaking miniempire they had built together?