magnate

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English[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for magnate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmæɡneɪt/, /ˈmæɡnət/
  • Homophone: magnet (/ˈmægnət/)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin magnum (great)

Noun[edit]

magnate (plural magnates)

  1. Powerful industrialist; captain of industry.
  2. A person of rank, influence or distinction in any sphere.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

magnate m (plural magnati)

  1. magnate, tycoon, captain of industry

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

magnāte

  1. vocative singular of magnātus

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

magnate m (plural magnates, feminine magnata)

  1. magnate, tycoon