magnate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “magnate” in the English Dictionary

"magnate" in American English

See all translations

magnatenoun [C]

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

"magnate" in Business English

See all translations

magnatenoun [C]

uk   /ˈmæɡneɪt/ us  
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 Vietnamese trùm (tư bản)…
in Spanish magnate…
in Malaysian usahawan yang ulung…
in Thai คนสำคัญมาก…
in French magnat…
in German der Magnat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 富豪,大亨, 工商界巨頭…
in Russian магнат…
in Turkish patron, kodaman, zengin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 富豪,大亨, 工商业巨头…
in Indonesian tokoh terkemuka…
in Polish magnat…
What is the pronunciation of magnate?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ray

a narrow beam of light, heat, etc. travelling in a straight line from its place of origin

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More