Definición de overlord en inglés:

overlord

Saltos de línea: over|lord
Pronunciación: /ˈəʊvəlɔːd
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A ruler, especially a feudal lord: Charles was overlord of vast territories in Europe the Jews rebelled against their Roman overlords
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    • Much later, during the mid-1800s, Kathak had a renaissance and gained prominence among the kings and feudal overlords not only as a form of entertainment but also as a classical art form.
    • Fortunately, reason prevailed, the feudal overlords decamped, and no-one (apart from an unfortunate Indonesian border policeman) was killed.
    • Regret about the abolition of droit de seigneur and the right of feudal overlords to flog peasants may be comic, but it is hardly an interesting political philosophy.
  • 1.1A person of great power or authority: the undisputed overlord of the crime family
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    • Average Americans may yet roar loud enough to take back the power from their corporate overlords.
    • I wish him luck and hope he's allowed to put out a mag that he doesn't have to compromise on because of some corporate overlord's interference.
    • Rather than flaunting his authority, he is more of a learned peer, and beer drinker, than overlord.

Derivativos

overlordship

sustantivo
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  • In the mid-1960s, Czechoslovakia experienced a sudden liberalisation of the arts despite Soviet overlordship.
  • Although English kings traditionally claimed an overall supremacy here, they had done little to transform that ill-defined overlordship into lasting military and administrative control.
  • His overlordship sprouted a swiftly waxing arrogance that denied any superior.

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