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  • n. someone who rules by virtue of his or her wealth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One whose wealth gives him power or influence; one of the plutocracy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who rules or sways a community or society by virtue of his wealth; a person possessing power or influence solely or mainly on account of his riches: a member of a plutocracy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who exercises power by virtue of wealth

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