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noun as in nobleman

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As the editor of the Globe, starting in 2001, Baron emphasized regional investigative reporting, culminating with the newspaper’s reporting on the Catholic Church’s coverup of allegations against abusive priests.

The 2015 movie “Spotlight,” which won the Oscar for best picture, dramatized the Globe’s investigation of the Catholic Church’s child sexual-abuse scandal, with Baron a key heroic figure portrayed by actor Liev Schreiber.

As is the case with so much else in Silicon Valley, this new class of media barons appears to want the money and the glory, but not the responsibility that comes with disrupting, and increasingly dominating, entire industries.

From Fortune

New York University marketing professor Scott Galloway, a longtime critic of Amazon, says it’s helpful to think of Amazon’s Prime membership service as the kind of massive competitive advantage once enjoyed by railroad barons.

From Time

The event will cap off the committee’s year-long investigation into whether Congress should reanimate antitrust laws born in the Gilded Age and apply them to the barons of the 21st century digital economy.

From Quartz

In 2012, the Kazakh foreign minister actually thanked Baron Cohen for making the movie.

Adam Baron, who reported for McClatchy and the Christian Science Monitor, was deported in May without any government explanation.

I told Seiler that I certainly did remember Edo Vanni, an outfielder who passed through briefly as a Baron.

Your dad worked with Sherrill on The Baron in 1981 and recorded a few songs for Out Among the Stars around that time.

Ryan Seacrest will be there chatting everyone up—and have his security scanning the perimeter for any sign of Sacha Baron Cohen.

“This house must have been the hotel of some distinguished family, Baron; it is nobly proportioned,” said David Arden.

Monsieur,” growls the baron, “stone walls have ears, you say if only they had tongues; what tales these could tell!

It was true that his sight had grown accustomed to the obscurity, for he could now see the baron's features much more distinctly.

The baron turned full upon him, and leaned his shoulders against the iron door of the recess.

“But this is not a case of attending a patient, Baron,” said David Arden, a little haughtily.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to baron, such as: aristocrat, lord, and peer.

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