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tycoon

ty·coon

tycoon

 
 
pronunciation:
taI kun
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part of speech: noun
definition: a rich, powerful person in business or industry; magnate.
The newspaper tycoon went on to buy several television stations.
synonyms:
magnate, mogul
similar words:
big shot, bigwig, financier, honcho, industrialist, robber baron, top dog, wheel, wheeler-dealer
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