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tycoon

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtycoonty‧coon /taɪˈkuːn/ noun [countable]  SUCCESSFULRICHsomeone who is successful in business or industry and has a lot of money and powermedia/property/business/newspaper tycoon a multi-millionaire property tycoon
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tycoonWith the arrival of self-made tycoons such as Stagecoach's Brian Souter, the sway of the old elite may be diminishing.Jane, who won the best actress award for her role in Coming Home, recently married media tycoon Ted Turner.Now it is to be sold, along with snaps of the late Mirror newspaper tycoon with Ronald Reagan valued at up to £300.a Greek shipping tycoonOne was Pierre Poivre, the son of a prominent Lyons silk tycoon.The tycoon, who is also chairman of Dublin-based Independent Newspapers, now has a 1.3 percent shareholding in the group.media/property/business/newspaper tycoonA worthwhile alternative to becoming a business tycoon is to devote your energies to voluntary work.Orphan Lara Cameron metamorphoses into a beautiful property tycoon.The billionaire media tycoon was said to have lost the money playing baccarat.Jane, who won the best actress award for her role in Coming Home, recently married media tycoon Ted Turner.Now it is to be sold, along with snaps of the late Mirror newspaper tycoon with Ronald Reagan valued at up to £300.There were also rumours that newspaper tycoon Robert Maxwell was showing more than a passing interest in Storehouse.
From Longman Business Dictionarytycoonty‧coon /taɪˈkuːn/ noun [countable] someone who is successful in business and industry and has a lot of money and powera high-powered business tycoon
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