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- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɒlɪɡɑːki/
- (US) enPR: älʹĭ-gär'kē, ōlʹĭ-gär'kē, IPA(key): /ˈɑːlɪˌɡɑrki/, /ˈoʊlɪˌɡɑrki/
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oligarchy (plural oligarchies)
- A government run by only a few, often the wealthy.
- Those who make up an oligarchic government.
- A state ruled by such a government.
Government by only a few
Those who make up an oligarchic government