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Definition of empty suit in English:

noun

chiefly US informal
An important or wealthy man regarded as lacking substance, personality, or ability: they’re a bunch of Ivy League empty suits
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  • Hidden beneath enormous pinstripes, he seemed like the sartorial embodiment of a political hack - literally, an empty suit.
  • I wasn't born into the corporation like some of the empty suits.
  • Maybe the empty suits mismanaging the Corporation will even be fired.

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Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words