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Oligarchy: Mrigank Argued that All Political Parties, Including Those Which Profess Democratic Values Become the Instruments of Their Leaders Who Eventually Become a Self-interested - English Language



For the following word below, a context is provided. From the alternatives given, pick the word or phrase that is closest in meaning in the given context.
Oligarchy: Mrigank argued that all political parties, including those which profess democratic values become the instruments of their leaders who eventually become a self-interested and self-satisfied oligarchy.


  • rule of a mob or crowd 

  • small group of people having control of state

  • an iron-rule of democrats

  • a socialist rule of activists


Oligarchy here refers to a small group of people having control of a country or organization.
Therefore, small group of people having control of state is the correct option.

Concept: Word Meaning (Entrance Exams)
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