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Tycoon

A very wealthy businessperson, especially one who made his/her fortune in a single industry. For example, one may be called an oil tycoon or a steel tycoon.
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The court ordered the tycoon to allocate six acres to the school but leaders asked how the children would go to school yet their parents will have been evicted.
meanwhile said a so-called 'battle of tycoons' is not possible because no single political party holds the majority of the 300 House members.
The Corporate Tycoons magazine April issue is available for subscription http://www.corporatetycoons.com/
We don't need a prophet to tell us it is the tycoons who are behind it.
One tycoon joked last year that some of those absent during the 2017 dinner didn't really need to meet with Du30.
"Because all our leaders are beholden to the tycoons who give them millions of campaign funds and who lend them helicopters and airplanes.
Fashion and property tycoon Richard Caring and retail entrepreneur Harold Tillman will also be cross-examined at the High Court during the divorce proceedings of property and telecoms mogul Scot Young and his estranged wife Michelle.
Institutional investors say due to improving economy and growing housing construction in the U.S., Taiwan's exports of small screws in November have increased 10% from a month before, which will keep growing into the first quarter of 2013 to benefit Tycoons operation remarkably.
Steel tycoon Mittal, who has a fortune of more than 17 billion pounds, is prepared to put his money for football's richest prize.
But Wang's death in 2007 and the hospitalisa-tion last year of casino tycoon Stanley Ho were a stark reminder that some of Hong Kong's 40 richest tycoons - synonymous with its post-war economic success are in their twilight years.
Summary: Mexican billionaire and Telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim Helu has overtaken Bill Gates on the Forbes "rich list".
The compilers of the rich list say many tycoons in China have seen their personal fortunes diminish over the past year due to the global economic slowdown and tougher trading conditions at home.