Definition of industrialist in English:

industrialist

noun

  • A person involved in the ownership and management of industry.

    ‘the exploitation of child labour by nineteenth-century industrialists’
    • ‘The winners will be Irish landlords, existing house-owners and industrialists.’
    • ‘A panel of judges comprising industrialists and venture capitalists will choose the finalists of the event.’
    • ‘It's us giving back to all the world leaders, capitalists and industrialists, and we don't discriminate.’
    • ‘Clearly, the Indians were wronged and the industrialist was an aggressor.’
    • ‘If the current trend in gas prices continues, industrialists fear that inward investment in Britain will suffer.’
    • ‘At the same time local industrialists and producers were harassed and intimidated.’
    • ‘Their chief rival, Juventus, is owned by the wealthy industrialist Agnelli family, who own the Fiat car company.’
    • ‘Some industrialists, especially foreign investors, chose to exploit available subsidies and low wage rates.’
    • ‘Several doctors, businessmen and industrialists accompanied the children.’
    • ‘More mature people are likely to admire financiers and industrialists who have achieved great success.’
    • ‘The interest groups behind it were northern industrialists who wanted to feed their private greed at public expense.’
    • ‘Today, many Canadians outside of your industrialist and financier circles are suffering again from globalization.’
    • ‘It also demanded compensation for farmers and financial assistance for industrialists due to power shortage in the state.’
    • ‘The problem was guaranteeing that industrialists would in fact invest the profits they consequently received.’
    • ‘But few industrialists believe that interest rate cuts alone will bring relief.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The Fatherland Party was lavishly financed by Rhineland industrialists, but it was no mere front for the ruling classes.’
    • ‘There are also closer links between public administrators and industrialists than is the case in other European countries.’
    • ‘Businessmen, industrialists, farmers and real estate developers and dealers have a great time.’
    manufacturer, producer, factory owner, factory boss
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Pronunciation

industrialist

/ɪnˈdʌstrɪəlɪst/