- A person or group having the ability to influence important decisions, especially in public policy, politics, and business.
In France, a near-revolution by students and workers came close to toppling Charles de Gaulle in May; its economic aftermath in November almost certainly discredited forever Gaullisms vaunted role as the power broker of Europe.
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Power Broker — Power Broker, Inc. is a fictional criminal corporation in the Marvel Universe which provides individuals with superhuman physical abilities for a price. The organization first appeared in The Thing #35, in 1986, and was created by Mike… … Wikipedia
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power-broker — (n.) 1961, apparently coined by T.H. White in reference to the 1960 U.S. presidential election; from POWER (Cf. power) (n.) + BROKER (Cf. broker) (n.) … Etymology dictionary
power broker — power .broker power broker n someone who controls or influences which people get political power in an area >power broking n [U] … Dictionary of contemporary English
power broker — power brokers N COUNT A power broker is someone who has a lot of influence, especially in politics, and uses it to help other people gain power. Jackson had been a major power broker in the 1988 Presidential elections … English dictionary
power broker — n. a person who has power and influence, esp. one who operates unofficially or behind the scenes as an intermediary: also written powerbroker n. * * * … Universalium
power broker — n. a person who has power and influence, esp. one who operates unofficially or behind the scenes as an intermediary: also written powerbroker n … English World dictionary
power broker — power ,broker noun count a person or country that has a lot of influence and uses it to control other people or countries … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
power broker — noun a person who is important by virtue of the people or votes they control a power broker who does you a favor will expect you to return it • Syn: ↑powerbroker • Hypernyms: ↑important person, ↑influential person, ↑personage * * * noun … Useful english dictionary
Power Broker — Curtiss Jackson, aussi nommé le Power Broker, est un super vilain créé par Marvel Comics (Jack Kirby). Il est apparu pour la première fois dans Machine Man Vol. 1 #6 en 1978. Une société se nomme Power Broker, Inc. Elle est apparue pour la… … Wikipédia en Français
power broker — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms power broker : singular power broker plural power brokers a person or country that has a lot of influence and uses it to control other people or countries … English dictionary