Definición de sokaiya en inglés:

sokaiya

Silabificación: so·kai·ya
Pronunciación: /ˌsōˈkīyə
 
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sustantivo (plural igual)

A holder of shares in a Japanese company who tries to extort money from it by threatening to cause trouble for executives at a general meeting of the shareholders.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Companies also hire a sokaiya to keep other sokaiya and sometimes legitimate shareholders under control.
  • Many companies are thought to pay bribes to sokaiya to stop them asking questions they don't want to answer.
  • The sokaiya have operated with an eye toward balancing how much money they get versus the penalty they might get.

Origen

Japanese, from sōkai 'general meeting' + -ya 'dealer'.

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