Chaebol

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Chaebol
Hangul 재벌
Hanja 財閥
Revised Romanisation Jaebeol
McCune–Reischauer Chaebŏl
IPA [tɕɛ̝bʌl]

A chaebol (/ˈ.bɒl/ TCHAY-bol;[1] /ˈɛ.bəl/ JEH-bəl;[2] frae Korean jaebeol [tɕɛ̝.bʌl] ( listen)) is a Sooth Korean fuirm o business conglomerate. Thay are teepically global multinaitionals an awn numerous internaitional enterprises,[2] controlled by a chairman wi power ower aw the operations.[2][3] The term is aften uised in a context seemilar tae that o the Inglis wird "conglomerate". The term wis first uised in 1984.[2] Thare are several dozen lairge Korean faimily-controlled corporate groups which faw unner this definition.

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  1. "chaebol". Oxford Dictionaries. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 15 August 2017. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Chaebol". Dictionary by Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 
  3. Jung, Dong-Hyeon (August 2004). "Korean Chaebol in Transition". China Report. 40 (3): 299–303. doi:10.1177/000944550404000306. Retrieved 13 Februar 2013. 

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