mover and shaker

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Synonyms for mover and shaker

a person who wields power and influence

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It will not be easy and my mover and shaker is already concerned about the possible impact on relationships and friendships.
I don't wish to identify my mover and shaker and so will refer to him/her as "Z".
My mover and shaker is one of those who has scrapped the flawed Local Development Plan for the Vale and is undertaking a root-and-branch review.
The mover and shaker trait of embracing the latest in technology is rooted with the company founder.
Jai is a mover and shaker in this wireless mobile computing field and his extensive experience and contacts will be great assets to Nexterna," said Osmo Hautanen, chairman of Nexterna's board of directors.