wirepulling

wirepulling

[wahyuhr-pool-ing]
noun
1.
an act of pulling wires.
2.
the use of influence to manipulate persons or organizations, as political organizations, for one's own ends.

Origin:
1825–35; wire + pulling

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wirepuller (ˈwaɪəˌpʊlə)
 
n
chiefly (US), (Canadian) a person who uses private or secret influence for his own ends
 
'wirepulling
 
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