mogul

   (MOH-gul) [Persian: Mongol] A person of great power, as were the Muslim invaders of India in the 16th century. The heads of the great Hollywood motion picture studios of the 1930s were referred to as moguls.
   Alfred Hugenberg, the press mogul and Krupp chairman. —The New York Review of Books, March 4, 1999.

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  • mogul — MOGÚL, Ă, moguli, e, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. Persoană care făcea parte din dinastia mongolă care a cucerit India. 2. adj. Referitor la mogul (l), de mogul (1). 3. s.m. fig. Persoană foarte importantă cu puteri discreţionare. – Din engl …   Dicționar Român

  • Mogul — bezeichnet: einen Großmogul, Herrscher im Mogulreich heutzutage eine einflussreiche Person, besonders einen einflussreichen Geschäftsmann, beispielsweise auch Tycoon, Magnat oder Medienmogul genannt die Mogultechnik, Technik in der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mogul — Mo*gul , n. [From the Mongolian.] 1. A person of the Mongolian race. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: Any of the Mongolian peoples who conquered parts of India and established an empire lasting from 1526 to 1857. Also, any of their descendents.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mogul — mo‧gul [ˈməʊgl ǁ ˈmoʊ ] noun [countable] movie/​media/​oil etc mogul JOURNALISM someone who has great power and influence in a particular industry or activity: • one of Bombay s biggest movie moguls * * * mogul UK US /ˈməʊgəl/ noun [C] ► an… …   Financial and business terms

  • mogul — mȏgul m DEFINICIJA 1. pov. član vladarske kuće u Indiji (1526 1817) 2. pren. moćnik u nekoj djelatnosti [financijski mogul] ETIMOLOGIJA perz. moghul: Mongol …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Mogul — (also Moghul or Mughal) ► NOUN 1) a member of the Muslim dynasty of Mongol origin which ruled much of India in the 16th 19th centuries. 2) (mogul) informal an important or powerful person. ORIGIN Persian, Mongol …   English terms dictionary

  • mogul — [mō′gəl] n. [< MOGUL: reason for use uncert.] Skiing a bump or ridge of closely packed snow, built up on a curve where skiers turn …   English World dictionary

  • Mogul — Mogul, s. Großmogul …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Mogul — Mogul, soviel wie Großmogul (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mogul — Mōgul, s.v.w. Großmogul (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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