Translation of Svengali in Spanish:

Svengali

Pronunciation /svɛnˈɡɑli//sfɛnˈɡɑli//svɛnˈɡɑːli/

noun

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    mentor que ejerce un control total sobre su protegido
    • Eisenhower's ‘Madison Avenue’ consultant, Rosser Reeves, of the agency BBD&O, won renown that year as a campaign Svengali.
    • He adhered to famously beautiful women, as lover or court poet or Svengali, or all three.
    • Karl Rove, Bush's political Svengali, has told the party that security will be a Republican issue in this year's mid-term elections.
    • That's our axe to grind: to prove that we are our own Svengalis.
    • Was Sam Phillips a Svengali, a super salesman, or a shaman?
    • Ronnie was well known as my Svengali, but I admitted nothing about his role.
    • Acting as Svengali, manager and father figure, Tsunku's influence over the group is apparent at every level.
    • Andrew Lloyd Webber was the Svengali who held the musical theatre stage in thrall.
    • Crossover soul was the vision of Motown's founder - Svengali Berry Gordy.
    • Grover grew up in London's East End, where he served time as an armed robber, a hairdresser, a boxer and a self-help Svengali - so he has a hinterland of experiences to draw on.
    • Brandt - in the style of Svengalis throughout the ages - took a vulnerable young man and promised to make him a star.
    • Hypnosis is not a sinister tool for Svengalis but a ‘gentle, effective and empowering therapy’.
    • Music Svengalis litter the music industry, but there's only one Anthony H Wilson.
    • So he's not the Svengali of myth who convinced a generation of kids that fame is a basic human right, regardless of ability?
    • Nothing like a one-hit wonder band composed of former members of the ‘Mickey Mouse Club’, organized by a team of music industry Svengalis to spell true love.
    • Smug, self-satisfied and more than a little bit weird, it's difficult to tell if Gest is indeed well-meaning or some kind of queer Svengali.
    • They had better songs but more importantly they covered a broader age range, exhibiting a shrewdness lost on later generations of Svengalis.
    • Of course, this also contributes to the disposability of idols: they become indistinguishable from one another, and they are rarely talented enough to survive without their Svengalis pulling their strings.
    • The worst of it's that he's only 20 months old and the Svengali who has done this to him is his own grandfather.
    • But the Svengali rolled his dice with Lohan's current popularity and lost miserably.