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mag·nate

 (măg′nāt′, -nĭt)
n.
A powerful or influential person, especially in business or industry: an oil magnate.

[Middle English magnates, magnates, high officials (attested only in pl.), perhaps from Late Latin magnātēs, pl. of magnās, great man , or from Late Latin magnātus, great man, both from Latin magnus, great; see meg- in Indo-European roots.]

magnate

(ˈmæɡneɪt; -nɪt)
n
1. a person of power and rank in any sphere, esp in industry
2. (Historical Terms) history a great nobleman
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) history a great nobleman
4. (Historical Terms) (formerly) a member of the upper chamber in certain European parliaments, as in Hungary
5. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (formerly) a member of the upper chamber in certain European parliaments, as in Hungary
[C15: back formation from earlier magnates from Late Latin: great men, plural of magnās, from Latin magnus great]
ˈmagnateˌship n

mag•nate

(ˈmæg neɪt, -nɪt)

n.
a person of great influence, importance, or standing in a particular field.
[1400–50; back formation from magnates (pl.), late Middle English < Late Latin magnātēs leading people]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magnate - a very wealthy or powerful businessmanmagnate - a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
businessman, man of affairs - a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
oil tycoon - a powerful person in the oil business

magnate

noun
1. tycoon, leader, chief, fat cat (slang, chiefly U.S.), baron, notable, mogul, bigwig (informal), grandee, big shot (informal), captain of industry, big wheel (slang), big cheese (slang, old-fashioned), plutocrat, big noise (informal), big hitter (informal), magnifico, heavy hitter (informal), nabob (informal), Mister Big (slang, chiefly U.S.), V.I.P. a multimillionaire shipping magnate
Translations
قَطْب، رَجُل عَظيم
magnát
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mágnás
áhrifamaîur
lielīpašnieksmagnāts
kodamannüfuzlu kimse

magnate

[ˈmægneɪt] Nmagnate mf, potentado/a m/f

magnate

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magnate

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magnate

[ˈmægneɪt] nmagnate m

magnate

(ˈmӕgneit) noun
a man of wealth or power. He is a rich shipping magnate.