Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of power broker.

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

  • noun a person who is important by virtue of the people or votes they control

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Examples

  • Kan needs a robust showing by the Democrats to fend off any post-election challenge from rivals within his party, such as powerbroker Ichiro Ozawa, that could make him the latest of the country's revolving-door leaders.

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  • Kan needs a robust showing by the Democrats to fend off any post-election challenge from rivals within his party, such as powerbroker Ichiro Ozawa, that could make him the latest of the country's revolving-door leaders.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Kan needs a robust showing by the Democrats to fend off any post-election challenge from rivals within his party, such as powerbroker Ichiro Ozawa, that could make him the latest of the country's revolving-door leaders.

    Ottawa Sun

  • Kan needs a robust showing by the Democrats to fend off any post-election challenge from rivals within his party, such as powerbroker Ichiro Ozawa, that could make him the latest of the country's revolving-door leaders.

    London Free Press

  • Kan needs a robust showing by the Democrats to fend off any post-election challenge from rivals within his party, such as powerbroker Ichiro Ozawa, that could make him the latest of the country's revolving-door leaders.

    Ottawa Sun

  • Daley's entry into the White House marks President Obama's transition from political outsider to insider, and from South Side Chicago liberal to Downtown Chicago and Washington survivalist powerbroker intent on winning another term as president, even if that means alienating the left wing of his party.

    Bill Daley Named White House Chief Of Staff

  • Daley's entry into the White House marks President Obama's transition from political outsider to insider, and from South Side Chicago liberal to Downtown Chicago and Washington survivalist powerbroker intent on winning another term as president, even if that means alienating the left wing of his party.

    Bill Daley Named White House Chief Of Staff

  • Dutch minister Uri Rosenthal expressed the opposite view, shared by EU powerbroker Germany, the United States and Israel, that the Palestinians should refrain from unilateral moves and push to resume peace negotiations instead.

    EU states divided on Palestinian statehood bid

  • NAJAF, Iraq — Muqtada al-Sadr lambasted the American "enemy" in Iraq during his first speech in the country since returning from exile, fiery rhetoric from a new powerbroker in the government that will make it difficult to extend the U.S. military deployment beyond the end of this year.

    Iraqi Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr: "Resist The US By All Means Necessary"

  • NAJAF, Iraq — Muqtada al-Sadr lambasted the American "enemy" in Iraq during his first speech in the country since returning from exile, fiery rhetoric from a new powerbroker in the government that will make it difficult to extend the U.S. military deployment beyond the end of this year.

    Iraqi Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr: "Resist The US By All Means Necessary"

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