Definition of industrialist in English:


Syllabification: in·dus·tri·al·ist
Pronunciation: /inˈdəstrēəlist


  • A person involved in the ownership and management of industry.
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    • State power contributed to the growth of the cotton industry, a point overlooked by industrialists in the early nineteenth century.
    • It marked a decline in power of the industrialists in favor of financiers.
    • If the current trend in gas prices continues, industrialists fear that inward investment in Britain will suffer.
    manufacturer, factory owner; captain of industry, big businessman, magnate, tycoon, capitalist, financier

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