Definition of industrialist in English:


Line breaks: in|dus|tri¦al|ist
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʌstrɪəlɪst


  • A person involved in the ownership and management of industry: the exploitation of child labour by nineteenth-century industrialists
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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, producer, factory owner, factory boss; captain of industry, big businessman, top executive, magnate, tycoon, capitalist, financier, investor
    informal , • derogatory fat cat

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