The correct answer is member of a small ruling group.
C. head of state
D. member of a small ruling group
The correct answer is (D) Member of a small ruling group; member of an oligarchy; one of the rulers in an oligarchy (i.e. of a state governed by the few).
Oligarch comes from Greek oligarkhes (oligoi [few] + arkho [rule]).
Examples of use:
- Che preferred the excitement of fomenting revolution to life as an oligarch.
- In contrast, the leading soviet communists preferred lives as oligarches.