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Maybe, just maybe, Europe really could come up with a successor that proves as useful and influential.

From Fortune

Perhaps no market force has proved more influential — and more misguided — than the nation’s property-insurance system.

Instead of a single list recognizing influential leaders under age 40, there are separate lists across five industries—finance, technology, health care, government and policy, and media and entertainment.

From Fortune

Its stunning collection includes works by some of the most influential and important artists of the mid-20th century, and its definitely a must-see for any art lover.

Chekheria took charge of the Adjara-run Holiday Inn Tbilisi as general manager before rising to the top job at Adjara, which was founded by influential Georgian philanthropist and entrepreneur Temur Ugulava.

From Ozy

The influential al Qaeda propagandist, who was born in New Mexico, died in a U.S. drone strike later that year.

With her help, we've gathered the ultimate list of the country's greatest influential bars.

Also this week, he keynoted a fundraiser for Progress Iowa, an influential liberal group in the first-in-the-nation caucus state.

A year later Time would name him one of the most influential people in the world.

Much like her character, Esco frequently quotes influential people and launches into potted history lessons.

Governor Endicott, and other influential men in Massachusetts, formed an association against wearing long hair!

One resource so influential that it often shapes the economic pattern of a state is soil.

He studied theology, and became tutor to the sons of influential personages.

The plantation owners also became the influential individuals within the colony—politically, economically and socially.

James Madison, a most profound student of government, is considered as the most influential member of the convention.


On this page you'll find 79 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to influential, such as: authoritative, dominant, famous, important, leading, and persuasive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.