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magnatenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmæɡ.nət/
a ​person who is very ​rich and ​successful in ​business or ​industry: a well-known shipping magnate
(Definition of magnate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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magnatenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmæɡ·nət, -neɪt/
a ​person who is very ​successful, ​powerful, and ​rich, esp. in a ​particularbusiness: a ​realestate/​media magnate
(Definition of magnate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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magnatenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmæɡneɪt/
someone who has become very ​rich and ​successful in ​business or ​industry, especially someone who ​owns a large ​organization that they ​started themselves: a newspaper/oil/shipping/steel, etc. magnate Jacqueline Kennedy married the Greek ​shipping magnate, Aristotle Onassis.
(Definition of magnate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “magnate”
in Spanish magnate…
in Vietnamese trùm (tư bản)…
in Malaysian usahawan yang ulung…
in Thai คนสำคัญมาก…
in French magnat…
in German der Magnat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 富豪,大亨, 工商业巨头…
in Turkish patron, kodaman, zengin…
in Russian магнат…
in Indonesian tokoh terkemuka…
in Chinese (Traditional) 富豪,大亨, 工商界巨頭…
in Polish magnat…
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