industrialist

[ in-duhs-tree-uh-list ]
/ ɪnˈdʌs tri ə lɪst /

noun

a person who owns or is involved in the management of an industrial enterprise.

adjective

of, relating to, or characterized by industrialism.

Origin of industrialist

First recorded in 1860–65; industrial + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for industrialist

industrialist

/ (ɪnˈdʌstrɪəlɪst) /

noun

a person who has a substantial interest in the ownership or control of industrial enterprise

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