Examples of tycoon in a Sentence
an oil tycoon who's widely considered the most powerful man in the county
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In August, in the wake of Charlottesville’s far-right rally, Plank joins a mass defection of business tycoons from the president’s American Manufacturing Council, which Trump soon disbands.
What may make this season different, however, is the change at the very top; with Italian tycoon Andrea Radrizzani completing his 100% buyout of the club this Summer. 'Radz' has bought back Elland Road and has already invested £70m into the club.
If those statements weren’t damning enough, Molo’s affidavit cited the real estate tycoon’s literary works, which summarized his insouciant attitude toward paying back other people’s money.
Or the Panthers might find a totally new owner, such as local auto racing tycoon Bruton Smith and his family.
Melville said Dudley Ridge growers – which include Paramount Farming, a grower of pistachios for agribusiness tycoon Stewart Resnick’s Wonderful brand – might be willing to contribute to WaterFix at some financial level.
Just because one of these tycoons has been taken down, doesn’t mean that sexism won’t still exist.
LAST week Schumpeter met two tech tycoons who control businesses in total worth $600bn.
College teams belong to their community, not to a cynical syndicate of tycoons.
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Origin and Etymology of tycoon
First Known Use: 1857See Words from the same year
Synonymsbaron, captain, czar (also tsar or tzar), king, lion, lord, mogul, monarch, Napoleon, prince, magnate
Related Wordsbig boy, big cheese, bigfoot, biggie, big gun, big shot, big wheel, bigwig, fat cat, figure, heavy, heavyweight, honcho, kahuna, main man, mover and shaker, nabob, nawab, notable, personage, pooh-bah (also poo-bah), supremo [chiefly British], VIP; celebrity, personality, star, superstar; deity, demigod, god
Near Antonymshalf-pint, lightweight, small-timer; inferior, subordinate, underling; nobody, nothing, zero
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