Definition of 'the powers that be'
Example sentences containing 'the powers that be'
STONE CITY (2002)
Either that, or the powers that be were pumping hallucinogens through the system, Stella decided wildly.JUST BETWEEN US (2002) DARE CALL IT TREASON (2002)
Definition of the powers that be from the Collins English Dictionary
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