camarilla

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A secret, usually sinister, group of conspiring advisors close to the leadership; a cabal

The same lack of accountability has been even more disastrous for the two state-owned banks, which exist primarily to funnel IMF and World Bank funds to the president and his camarilla in the form of unsecured loans. — Wall Street Journal, September 20, 1990.

A company of secret and irresponsible advisers, as of a king; a cabal or clique
The private audience chamber of a king
{i} cabal, group of unofficial (often scheming) advisers to a person of authority, a clique
camarilla

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    ca·ma·ril·la

    Aussprache

    Etymologie

    [ "ka-m&-'ri-l&, -'rE-&a ] (noun.) 1839. Spanish, literally, small room.

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