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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
Translations of “magnate”
in Vietnamese trùm (tư bản)…
in Spanish magnate…
in Thai คนสำคัญมาก…
in Malaysian usahawan yang ulung…
in French magnat…
in German der Magnat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 富豪,大亨, 工商界巨頭…
in Indonesian tokoh terkemuka…
in Russian магнат…
in Turkish patron, kodaman, zengin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 富豪,大亨, 工商业巨头…
in Polish magnat…
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