Definitions for magnateˈmæg neɪt, -nɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mag•nateˈmæg neɪt, -nɪt(n.)
a person of great influence, importance, or standing in a particular field.
Origin of magnate:
1400–50; back formation from magnates (pl.), late ME < LL magnātēs leading people
baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, power, top executive, tycoon(noun)
a very wealthy or powerful businessman
"an oil baron"
Metal object with flux.
Powerful industrialist; captain of industry.
A person of rank, influence or distinction in any sphere.
a person of rank; a noble or grandee; a person of influence or distinction in any sphere
one of the nobility, or certain high officers of state belonging to the noble estate in the national representation of Hungary, and formerly of Poland
Magnate, from the Late Latin magnas, a great man, itself from Latin magnus 'great', designates a noble or other man in a high social position, by birth, wealth or other qualities. In reference to the Middle Ages, the term is often used to distinguish higher territorial landowners and warlords such as counts, earls, dukes, and territorial-princes from the baronage.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
One who can float capital in a considerable body of water. From Lat. _magnus_, great, and _nator_, to swim; a great swimmer.
Translations for magnate
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a man of wealth or power
He is a rich shipping magnate.
- قَطْب، رَجُل عَظيمArabic
- magnataPortuguese (BR)
- der MagnatGerman
- magnat; -magnatDanish
- نجیب زادهFarsi
- אֵיל הוֹןHebrew
- velikaš, magnatCroatian
- tokoh terkemukaIndonesian
- 거물, 유력자Korean
- magnāts; lielīpašnieksLatvian
- usahawan yang ulungMalay
- kakse, stormannNorwegian
- نجیب زادهPersian
- د پيسو او شان خاوندPashto
- nüfuzlu kimse, kodamanTurkish
- 巨頭, 大亨Chinese (Trad.)
- بارسوخ مالدار آدمیUrdu
- trùm (tư bản)Vietnamese
- 巨头，富豪Chinese (Simp.)
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