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Acronym for a powerful cartel (4 letter answer)

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The answer OPEC is seen frequently, appearing about once every 90 puzzles.

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OPEC as a noun:

1. (Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries, OPEC) = an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum