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From the Japanese Yakuza hierarchy
shatei (plural shatei)
- The younger brothers. They are children or wakashu of the oyabun his brothers. They are under the control of the kyodai (the brothers), but in the end it is still the word of the oyabun that is final. The shatei have their own sub-divisions in the yakuza clan.