Magnate – meaning of the word and examples

A person of rank, power, influence, or distinction often in a specified area. (Merriam – Webster)

A person who is very rich and successful in business or industry. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A person of great influence, importance, or standing in a particular enterprise, field of business, etc. (Dictionary.com)

A person of eminence or distinction in any field: (Dictionary.com)

magnate is someone who has earned a lot of money from a particular business or industry. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Magnates and kings.

https://en.natmus.dk/historical-knowledge/denmark/prehistoric-period-until-1050-ad/the-viking-age/power-and-aristocracy/magnates-and-kings/

The Politics of Magnate Power in England and Wales, 1389-1413.

https://books.google.gr/books?id=w0gp0sXwckMC&pg=PA23&lpg=PA23&dq=magnate&source=bl&ots=zmhXgiX_oY&sig=Xand297mYBxbww0lfI6fqal8NlQ&hl=el&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiZ0fKNmpPfAhUyxIUKHUMuCrk4FBDoATADegQIBxAB#v=onepage&q=magnate&f=false

The Risk Of Being A Shipping Magnate.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gcaptain/2012/06/12/the-risk-of-being-a-shipping-magnate/#51c2486c2752

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