junto definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny, often secret team united for a standard interest.
    • Archaic kind of junta.
    • A club, originally used therefore by Benjamin Franklin
    • A secret council to deliberate on affairs of government or politics; some guys combined for party intrigue; a faction; a cabal
    • A private council or construction; a mix of individuals openly or secretly engaged for a typical purpose, particularly of a political personality; a club of partizans or intriguers; a faction; a cabal; particularly, in English record, a small grouping of leading Whig politicians in the reigns of William III. and Anne, of whom the most important were Somers, Wharton, Russell, and Montague.
    • Synonyms Faction, Camarilla, etc. See cabal
    • a clique (frequently key) that seeks energy typically through intrigue

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