corporati (elite or powerful) businesspeople. Etymological Note: Modeled after literati. Terms with a similar construction are digerati, glitterati, culturati, and blogerati. According to George Mousourakis’s Historical and Institutional Context of Roman Law, during the time of the Roman Empire, corporati were individual members of trade associations called corpora. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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