MAGNATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MAGNATE
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magnate
 n.  powerful or influential person, especially in business or industry
Classic Sentence:
1  However, not a single magnate had been neglected, and in conversation with his hosts he had contrived to flatter each separate one.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER I
2  When she returned to Petersburg both the magnate and the prince were there, and both claimed their rights.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VI
3  An aunt of my father's, and consequently a great-aunt of mine, of whom I shall have more to relate by and by, was the principal magnate of our family.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. I AM BORN
4  The chief magnates sat on high-backed chairs at a large table under the portrait of the Emperor, but most of the gentry were strolling about the room.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XXII
5  The old magnates, whom Pierre knew, sat and turned to look first at one and then at another, and their faces for the most part only expressed the fact that they found it very hot.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XXII
6  A conference took place confined to the magnates sitting at the table.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XXIII
7  Old Acton, who is one of our county magnates, had his house broken into last Monday.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. The Adventure of The Reigate Squires
8  The point is a simple one, but the Inspector had overlooked it because he had started with the supposition that these county magnates had had nothing to do with the matter.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. The Adventure of The Reigate Squires
Example Sentence:
1  The former telecommunications magnate is now living overseas, mostly in Dubai and Montenegro, to avoid imprisonment on a corruption conviction.
2  When rumours emerged that Aristotle Onassis was romantically involved with Jackie Kennedy, a young Greek journalist sneaked on to the shipping magnate's yacht to see if it was true.
3  They've linked her with various men, including magnate Donald Trump.