the corridors of power

the corridors of power
the senior levels of government or administration, where covert influence is regarded as being exerted and significant decisions are made
Origin:
from the name of C. P. Snow's novel The Corridors of Power (1964)

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the corridors of power — see power, 1
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Main Entry:corridor

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