empire builder


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empire builder

n (fam, pej) → accentratore/trice di potere (economico)
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Often, organizations will permit or overlook an empire builder's encroachment because he presents his attempt at conquest as a faster way to meet an objective.
The games are: Winemaker Extraordinaire HD, WordsWorth HD, Prison Mayhem HD and Empire Builder: Ancient Egypt HD.
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Using archaeological discoveries the author shows that Attila was an empire builder in his own right (even if his empire died with him) as well as a savage warrior.
Like America, he became something of an empire builder, and like the nation that repeatedly came to the rescue of Europe in the twentieth century, he was both generous and outspoken throughout his life.
Sargon, who conquered the city-states of southern Mesopotamia, is the first great empire builder of history.
Modern trains with storybook names like the Empire Builder and the Coast Starlight--retrace the route of Lewis and Clark from the expedition's beginnings in St.
Hartley's father, born at the turn of the century, was, as the author writes, "a different kind of empire builder," one who believed in teaching indigenous peoples under colonial rule how to develop a degree of self-sufficiency.
Last May, for example, Amtrak announced a similar offering aboard its daily Empire Builder service between Chicago and Seattle.
But when asked about the inevitable grumbling re: Krens the empire builder, the Guggenheim's newest curator offers preemptively, "It's a good empire."