captains of industry
A phrase that is sometimes used to describe businesspeople who are especially successful and powerful.
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The fashion industry could never, would never, state its exclusion of black models overtly.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But now his politics were offending the progressive sensibilities of the American film industry.How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Dallas Cowboys sell out their state-of-the art football stadium.
The airline industry objects that sometimes these deployable recorders can pop out without cause, spreading needless alarm.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014|Clive Irving|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Religious profiteering has spread beyond the tourism industry.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma|Brendon Hong|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Captains Spotstroke and Pool were equally careful; the rest of those present drank freely.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
His superior talents and untiring industry were under the direction of philanthropic and Christian impulses.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
But for the most part even industry and endowment were powerless against the inertia of custom and the dead-weight of environment.
Here and there exceptional industry or extraordinary capacity raised the artisan to wealth and turned the "man" into the "master."
Peace, also—or peace under the old conditions of industry—is infinitely wasteful of human energy.