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Word: magnate

Definition: person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate


Sentences Containing 'magnate'

An aunt of my father's, and consequently a great-aunt of mine, of whom I shall have more to relate by and by, was the principal magnate of our family.
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