Definition of 'baron'
Example sentences containing 'baron'
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He is said to have tried to sell it back to drug barons. The Sun (2017)All were jailed drug barons. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The father of a suspected drug baron shot dead by police on a motorway has criticised officers for killing his son and failing to wear body cameras. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Do you think that the barons thought the king was trustworthy? Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)Trade union barons gave the speech rapturous applause. The Sun (2011)The military have targeted drug barons in a series of daring raids. The Sun (2009)Those are key proposals that the press barons should but have not accepted. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And behind all this are the drug barons. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Labour had spent a decade cosying up to press barons. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This time a group has seized control of an airport to force the release of a drug baron. The Sun (2014)Fancy meeting your own oil baron? The Sun (2012)And trade union barons have been replaced by smoother but less virtuous barons in the boardrooms and counting houses of investment banks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She was being used by commercial barons for their gain, not hers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It has thrown itself on the mercy of old-fashioned union barons. The Sun (2011)In any case, the power of the press barons is being rapidly eroded by the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Because Labour are still in hock to union barons. The Sun (2008)They borrow 30,000 from an evil drug baron to buy the film. The Sun (2006)For drug barons with unlimited resources, jail life is notoriously comfortable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They should be used against drug barons and major fraudsters - not residents behind with their council tax. The Sun (2009)His dining tables were as much frequented by royalty as by Texan oil barons and politicians from across the political spectrum. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Rival land barons are circling. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Pure top land baron action! Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was widely known that the cantankerous old Canadian press baron could not bear rich people who had not earned their wealth. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Its sale in 1968 to an American oil baron is a tale of transatlantic envy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Is the financial world becoming overly dependent on handouts from Middle East oil barons? Times, Sunday Times (2008) The barons, not liking their new monarch much more than the last, again divide the kingdom. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Land barons are tenacious. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'baron'
British English: baron NOUN
A baron is a man who is a member of the lowest rank of the nobility.
Wealthy barons constructed extravagant houses.
Definition of baron from the Collins English Dictionary
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