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tycoon

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noun ty·coon \tī-ˈkün\

Simple Definition of tycoon

  • : a very wealthy and powerful business person

Full Definition of tycoon

  1. 1 :  shogun

  2. 2a :  a top leader (as in politics)b :  a businessman of exceptional wealth and power :  magnate

Examples of tycoon

  1. <an oil tycoon who's widely considered the most powerful man in the county>



Origin of tycoon

Japanese taikun


First Known Use: 1857


TYCOON Defined for Kids

tycoon

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noun ty·coon \tī-ˈkün\

Definition of tycoon

  1. :  a very powerful and wealthy business person





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