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power broker

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpower brokerˈpower ˌbroker, power-broker noun [countable]  POWERsomeone who controls or influences which people get political power in an areapower-broking noun [uncountable]
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power brokerKarajan was comfortable with his stature as a power broker and not at all shy about wielding his influence.It was a dramatic transformation, from society hostess to Democratic Party power broker.
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