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Word of the Day 11/24/21 Chaebol

Chaebol (noun)
chaebol [ je-buhl ]


noun, plural chae·bol, chae·bols.
1. a South Korean conglomerate, usually owned by a single family, based on authoritarian management and centralized decision-making.

Origin: First recorded in 1970–75; from Korean chaebŏl, from chae “wealth, property” + pŏl “clique, faction,” formed from the Korean pronunciation of the two Middle Chinese characters whose Japanese pronunciation is “zaibatsu”; see origin at zaibatsu

HOW TO USE CHAEBOL IN A SENTENCE
Prosecutors argued that the length of the sentence is warranted because of Samsung’s power as the largest chaebol, or family-owned conglomerate, in South Korea.
SAMSUNG VICE CHAIRMAN JAY Y. LEE FACES NINE-YEAR SENTENCE IN BRIBERY CASE|CATHERINE SHU|DECEMBER 31, 2020|TECHCRUNCH

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