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captain of industry

noun [C] uk   us  
a person who has an important job in industry and who can influence company and national planning: In a speech to captains of industry, she predicted economic growth of 3.5 percent next year.
Translations of “captain of industry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 產業巨頭,實業大亨…
in Chinese (Simplified) 产业巨头,实业大亨…
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