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feodum

a Latin version of the Old French FEE.
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Individual subsidiaries had become impenetrable fiefdoms that had hijacked control of their financials, hired their own finance people and redefined the chart of accounts to reflect the "uniqueness" of their markets.
If the Department of Water and Power were to run this city agency like a private business, instead of a personal fiefdom, we would not have to raise water rates.
Labour treats Wales like their personal fiefdom and we are all the poorer for it.
In Greenville, South Carolina, a county government that was formerly the rural fiefdom of a state senator was taken over by fundamentalist Christians bent on restricting sinful development.
who then chaired the Senate Small Business Committee, vowed to block any attempt to defund his fiefdom.
He ran RBS like his own fiefdom, spending millions of shareholders' money on works of art and splashing cash on Formula 1, rugby union and backing tennis ace Andy Murray.
His assertion that Mr Davies and Alun Cairns don't regard their service in the Assembly as a privilege smacks of factual dissociation considering his own party's One Wales coalition partners have treated Wales as their own private fiefdom for over 70 years.
The team was then the unofficial fiefdom of businessman Harry Brown, captain, front row, second left.
Showed a useful turn of foot when collaring Fiefdom close home in a six-furlong nursery here last time and the sort to continue improving.
Tatneft, the Tatarstan-based oil company whose ADRs trade on Wall Street, is a virtual fiefdom of the autonomous Tatarstan government.
Shirer, Murrow's original hire, and ultimately his closest confidant and alter ego; the master writer Eric Sevareid; the flamboyant Charles Collingwood; the intrepid Larry Leseur; and Mary Marvin Breckenridge, the sole woman to penetrate the inner circle of Murrow's macho male fiefdom.
Andy retrains horses but Fiefdom wasn't into dressage or show jumping.