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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, pertaining to, or characterized by industrialism.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; industrial + -ist
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Examples for industrialist
  • Profiteering should be left to the industrialist and private funds.
  • Ford became an industrial complex that was the envy of every industrialist in the world.
  • The industrialist cannot say, that he is otherwise employed.
  • That's a frequent claim, highly publicized because the industrialist lobby is strong.
  • He granted audience mostly to rich industrialist and politicians.
  • Do not be swayed by the military industrialist complex again.
British Dictionary definitions for industrialist

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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