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power structure

noun

: a group of people who have control of a government, organization, etc., or the way in which those people are organized

Full Definition of POWER STRUCTURE

1
:  a group of persons having control of an organization :  establishment
2
:  the hierarchical interrelationships existing within a controlling group
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Examples of POWER STRUCTURE

  1. The parade won't happen without the approval of the city's power structure.
  2. Women in the company are struggling for equality against the male power structure.
  3. They are making changes to the power structure of the church.

First Known Use of POWER STRUCTURE

1942

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