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magnate

mag·nate

magnate

 
pronunciation:
maeg neIt [or] maeg niht
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part of speech: noun
definition: someone of exceptional power, wealth, or influence, esp. in business.
The famous shipping magnate was one of the wealthiest men in the world at that time.
synonyms:
baron, mogul, tycoon
similar words:
big shot, bigwig, captain, nabob, name, robber baron, top dog, VIP, wheel
Word Parts
The word magnate contains the following part:
magn, magna, magni Latin root that means great, large
synonyms:
maxi, mega, megal, megalo, -megaly, macro-
antonyms:
min, micro-