how to pronounce oligarchy


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oligarchy is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of oligarchy in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… highly centralized oligarchy yet if it …”

meanings of oligarchy


  1. Those who make up an oligarchic government.
  2. A state ruled by such a government.
  3. A government run by only a few, often the wealthy.

oligarchy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word oligarchy occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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