a spent force

noun

Definition of a spent force

chiefly British
: someone who no longer has the power or influence he or she once had He was once one of the most powerful men in the government, but now he's largely a spent force.

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“A spent force.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20spent%20force. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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