con·​glom·​er·​a·​teur kən-ˌglä-mə-rə-ˈtər How to pronounce conglomerateur (audio)
: a person who forms or heads a conglomerate : conglomerator

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The leading actor in the campaign to change Glass-Steagall was Sanford Weill, the financial conglomerateur whose insurance company merged with Citicorp and wanted to compete with the investment banks. Nicholas Lemann, The New Yorker, 12 Apr. 2017

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Word History


conglomerate entry 3 + -eur (as in entrepreneur)

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of conglomerateur was in 1969

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“Conglomerateur.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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