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o·ver·lord

 (ō′vər-lôrd′)
n.
1. A lord having power or supremacy over other lords.
2. One in a position of supremacy or domination over others.

o′ver·lord′ship n.

overlord

(ˈəʊvəˌlɔːd)
n
a supreme lord or master
ˈoverˌlordship n

o•ver•lord

(ˈoʊ vərˌlɔrd)
n.
1. a person who is lord over other lords.
2. a person of great influence or power.
v.t.
3. to rule tyrannically.
[1150–1200]
o′ver•lord`ship, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overlord - a person who has general authority over others
feudal lord, seigneur, seignior - a man of rank in the ancient regime
ruler, swayer - a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
Translations

overlord

[ˈəʊvəlɔːd] N (feudal) → señor m; (= leader) → jefe m supremo

overlord

[ˈəʊvərlɔːrd] nchef m suprême

overlord

[ˈəʊvəˌlɔːd] ncapo supremo
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