oligarch

[ol-i-gahrk]
noun
one of the rulers in an oligarchy.

Origin:
1600–10; < Greek oligárchēs, equivalent to olíg(os) olig- + -archēs -arch

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oligarch (ˈɒlɪˌɡɑːk)
 
n
a member of an oligarchy

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oligarch
c.1600, from Gk. oligarkhes, related to oligarkhia (see oligarchy).
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Example sentences
Only what is convenient to the agenda or vested interest of the oligarchs is
  funded.
The economy was controlled by oligarchs and criminal organizations.
The oligarchs get carried away and build an empire on mountains of debt.
They focused attention a society run by a few rich oligarchs.
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