tycoon


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tycoon

1. a business man of great wealth and power
2. an archaic name for a shogun
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The main business of Tycoon Beverage Group (the "Group") is the producing and sales of branded fruit tea flavored drinks making use of haws in mainland China, with production plants based at Tianjin, China.
He lives in a village near Stratford and is now a well-established poet as well as a print tycoon.
Among them is 27-year-old Yang Huiyan, the daughter of a property tycoon, who has slipped from first to third place because of the slump in China's property market, according to Forbes, which put her net worth at $2.2 billion.
Cairo: Cracks have surfaced among the defence lawyers for Egyptian business tycoon Hesham Tala'at Mustafa, charged with involvement in the killing of Lebanese singer Suzan Tamim, surfaced on Sunday as one of his lawyers threatened to quit a few weeks before the trial begins.
Tycoon helped ITV1 get its worst all-hours performance for a Tuesday so far this year and its third-worst peak-time performance this year.
And he's prepared to put his money and experience where his mouth is by mentoring six new businesses, who will live and work together in Tycoon Tower on London's Southbank.
Tycoon, was heard telling a hard-boiled colonel --"First time I've ridden in an upper since I was a youngster beating my expense account.
Hands-On Mobile, a publisher of mobile lifestyle, games and personalisation products, reported on Thursday (22 February) that it has released the sequel to Monopoly Tycoon, called Monopoly Tycoon 2007.
The tycoon entertained deputy PM Prescott at his 35,000-acre ranch in Colorado.
Shares in the owner of pub chains All Bar One and Harvester fell back today following the failure of a takeover attempt by tycoon Robert Tchenguiz.
The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century (Knopf, $30) is one of the best and most complete histories of the man written, and adds to the understanding of Ford's many and oft-times contradictory views and actions.
Following up last year's hit, Zoo Tycoon, comes the sequel loaded with just about every animal on the planet available as attractions.