One who owns, directs, or has a substantial financial interest in an industrial enterprise.(noun)
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Use "industrialist" in a sentence
"An American industrialist is not invited to Jack Welch's GE seminar on competition."
"It started when I heard that a certain industrialist was being considered by the editorial board of a large and influential magazine as being a possible profile subject for that magazine."
"His policy as an industrialist is one of co-operation and the results from such a policy where the individual, the industry and the community are all recognized will be best for all concerned."