con·​glom·​er·​a·​teur | \ kən-ˌglä-mə-rə-ˈtər How to pronounce conglomerateur (audio) , -ˈtyu̇r, -ˈtu̇r \

Definition of conglomerateur

: a person who forms or heads a conglomerate : conglomerator

Examples of conglomerateur in a Sentence

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, "What Would Be Wrong with Trump Restoring Glass-Steagall?," 12 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of conglomerateur

1969, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for conglomerateur

conglomerate entry 3 + -eur (as in entrepreneur)

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“Conglomerateur.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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