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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Japanese
Origin: taikun, from Chinese taijun, from tai 'great' + jun 'ruler'

tycoon

noun
     
ty‧coon [countable]
someone who is successful in business or industry and has a lot of money and power
media/property/business/newspaper tycoon
a multi-millionaire property tycoon

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