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magnate

noun aristocrat, aristocratic, baron, big businessman, big gun, big name, bigwig, capitalist, captain of industry, celebrity, dignitary, director, distinguished perron, enterpriser, entrepreneur, financier, giant, industrialist, leading figure, lion, lord, luminary, man of distinction, man of eminence, manager, name, noble, nobleman, person of eminence, person of importance, person of influence, pillar of society, power, power elite, star, top executive, tycoon, Very Important Person
Associated concepts: industrial magnate
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Bishop then betook himself up-stairs, and the other magnates gradually floated up after him until there was no one left below but Mr Merdle.
Among the evening magnates was a famous physician, who knew everybody, and whom everybody knew.
I am told,' said Bishop magnate to Horse Guards, 'that Mr Merdle has made another enormous hit.
At about this limit of mental anarchy Father Brown's view was obscured altogether; for the City magnate in front of him rose to his full height and thrust his hands savagely into all his pockets.
But he felt no bitterness against the nobleman his protector, who was not a provincial magnate as was generally supposed.
OANDA was selected for the award by a panel of 15 judges made up of the industry's top executives and consultants, including CEOs of forex brokerages, banks, technology companies and liquidity providers," said Michael Greenberg, Founder of Forex Magnates.
THE creative business skills of pupils from across Durham have been put on display at the Future Business Magnates awards dinner.
This year's prestigious Forex Magnates "Most Innovative Financial Product" award was given to SafeCharge, a leading global payment provider.
Many of the churches in the Bangor diocese were built and/or maintained by wealthy land-owning families or industrial magnates back in the far off days of an Established CofE in Wales.
Bangalore, July 13 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Tuesday said he was unfazed by the opposition protest to the illegal mining issue, and ruled out a CBI probe against the mining magnates Reddy brothers.
The former Magpies and England manager was the guest of honour at the launch of Future Business Magnates, a competition for schools in Durham.
The early Tudor North is often regarded as a lawless and disordered society where leading magnates depended upon violence and codes of honor to maintain order.