power broker

noun
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of power broker

:a person (as in politics) able to exert strong influence through control of votes or individuals

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First Known Use of power broker

1961


POWER BROKER Defined for English Language Learners

power broker

noun

Definition of power broker for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has a lot of influence and control in a particular activity (such as politics)


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