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Definition 1: a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for man of affairs in the sense of this definition

(man of affairs is a kind of ...) a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise

(... is a kind of man of affairs ) a businessman who arranges an amalgamation of two or more commercial companies

(... is a kind of man of affairs ) someone who conducts or carries on business or negotiations

(... is a kind of man of affairs ) a businessman who forms a syndicate

(... is a kind of man of affairs ) (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit

"all the suits care about is the bottom line"

(... is a kind of man of affairs ) a businessman who runs a business employing less than 100 people

(... is a kind of man of affairs ) (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business

"he is the owner of a chain of restaurants"

(... is a kind of man of affairs ) someone who owns or operates a business

"who is the operator of this franchise?"

(... is a kind of man of affairs ) a person who owns or operates oil wells

(... is a kind of man of affairs ) someone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise

(... is a kind of man of affairs ) a very wealthy or powerful businessman

"an oil baron"

(... is a kind of man of affairs ) someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential)

(... is an instance of man of affairs) English railway pioneer who built the first passenger railway in 1825 (1781-1848)

(... is an instance of man of affairs) United States railroad magnate and businessman (1835-1900)

(... is an instance of man of affairs) United States businessman whose business grew into one of the first department stores (1838-1922)

(... is an instance of man of affairs) United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)

(... is an instance of man of affairs) United States businessman who opened a shop in 1879 selling low-priced goods and built it into a national chain of stores (1852-1919)

(... is an instance of man of affairs) United States railroad executive and founder of Stanford University (1824-1893)

(... is an instance of man of affairs) United States businessman who pioneered in radio and television broadcasting (1891-1971)

(... is an instance of man of affairs) English businessman who created a retail chain (1888-1964)

(... is an instance of man of affairs) United States railroad executive who built the western section of the first United States transcontinental railroad (1821-1900)

(... is an instance of man of affairs) United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916)

(... is an instance of man of affairs) United States railway tycoon (1848-1909)

(... is an instance of man of affairs) United States businessman who unified the telegraph system in the United States and who in 1865 (with Andrew D. White) founded Cornell University (1807-1874)

(... is an instance of man of affairs) United States businessman (born in Germany) who founded a company to make pipe organs (1831-1914)

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