power-broker

powerbroker

[pou-er-broh-ker]
noun
a person who wields great political, governmental, or financial power.

Origin:
1960–65, Americanism; power + broker

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powerbroker

noun
a person who is important by virtue of the people or votes they control; "a power broker who does you a favor will expect you to return it" [syn: power broker
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