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industrialist

[in-duhs-tree-uh-list] /ɪnˈdʌs tri ə lɪst/
noun
1.
a person who owns or is involved in the management of an industrial enterprise.
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or characterized by industrialism.
Origin of industrialist
1860-1865
1860-65; industrial + -ist
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industrialist

/ɪnˈdʌstrɪəlɪst/
noun
1.
a person who has a substantial interest in the ownership or control of industrial enterprise
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Word Origin and History for industrialist
n.

1846, from industrial + -ist. Cf. French industrialiste (Saint-Simon, 1823). Earlier "one who makes a living by productive industry" (1837).

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