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Word: tycoon

Definition: wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon

Sentences Containing 'tycoon'

"The Daily Telegraph" reported that the capping of tax relief at 25% for individuals claiming more than £50,000 per year was effectively a "25 per cent minimum tax rate" and was a Tycoon Tax in all but name.
18-year old Nicholas "Nick" Newman, son of the rich business tycoon Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) and his ex-wife Nikki Abbott (Melody Thomas Scott), met Sharon Collins, a student from modest means who recently relocated from Madison, Wisconsin to Genoa City.
A partnership led by J. Elroy McCaw, owner of Tacoma television station KTVW and father of future cellular telephone tycoon Craig McCaw, purchased a 50-percent interest in KIXI in 1963.
April says she will break up with her tycoon.
Baruch Ivcher is an Israeli-born business tycoon who lives in Peru.
During the night the tycoon is shot dead and Scobie has to find the killer.
He visits a local roller rink where he finds former glee club member April Rhodes (Kristin Chenoweth), who tells him that she is the mistress of the wealthy eighty-year-old tycoon who owns the rink.
He was formerly managed by media tycoon Yang Dengkui's First Media Corporation (第一媒體國際有限公司).
His more famous television segments include turning the tables on tabloid current affairs host Ray Martin by arriving unannounced at his house in "John Safran: Media Tycoon" (an early pilot for a TV series), having a fatwa temporarily placed on Rove McManus to satirize the fatwa process and sneaking nine young men into an exclusive Melbourne nightclub by disguising them as members of American nu-metal band Slipknot.
His son Toe Naing Mann is married to Zay Zin Latt, the daughter of Khin Shwe, a business tycoon who owns Zaykabar Company.
In contrast Nigel Andrews found the characters to be clichéd archetypes of the criminal underworld, such as the "homosexual chauffeur, bloated tycoon, glamorous mistress", describing the film as "perfunctory".
In his testimony he claimed that media tycoon and prime minister Silvio Berlusconi made a deal with the Sicilian Mafia in 1993 that put the country "in the hands" of Cosa Nostra.
Industrial tycoon Henry Platt was born in Dobcross in 1770.
It has been suggested that this incorporation of a cap on tax relief is effectively a Tycoon Tax in all but name.
It was the thirteenth book featuring Sydney detective Scobie Malone and starts with Scovie attending a dinner party held by a publishing tycoon.
Lady Meriam was the daughter of a tin mining tycoon, Chong Ah Yong, who was also a friend of the Tunku.
Lung Ka Chun is a business tycoon in charge of the Lung's Enterprise who is forced into marriage by his mother.
Makis Alexis Georgoulis, a man with difficulties in the stock market, falls for Roula (Maria Solomou), who is the mistress of a big tycoon Manolas (Ilias Logothetis), which Makis has invested in.
Moon Tycoon has three campaigns to play through, each with its own story-line and placed around the year 2021.
Moon Tycoon is a city-building computer game released in 2001 by Anarchy Enterprises and Unique Entertainment.
Nick Clegg has responded by saying that “The one person in the party against the tycoon tax is one of our very own tycoons”.
On 24 October 2005 the home of Formula One motor racing tycoon Paddy McNally's mansion, Warneford Place, the former home of James Bond creator Ian Fleming, in Sevenhampton, near Swindon, Wiltshire was burgled and items worth £750,000 were taken.
On March 11, 2013 Pakistan Business tycoon Malik Riaz signed an agreement with an American investor to build an island city in Bundal Island which is located along the cost of Karachi.
On March 23, 1974, police arrested Piromalli and charged him helping to mastermind the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, grandson of the oil tycoon and multi-millionaire J. Paul Getty, in July 1973.
One pilot called "John Safran: Media Tycoon" focused on the media industry.
Razaq wanted Faizi to marry a business tycoon's daughter Shahana (Nithya Menen).
Some elements of Wynand's character were inspired by real-life newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst, including Hearst's mixed success in attempts to gain political influence.
That year, "The New York Times" magazine put Galán on its cover and coined her the "Tropical Tycoon."
The game was developed and published by Hanako Games and Tycoon Games.
The ideas of a Tycoon Tax form part of anti-tax avoidance measures, similar to those prepared by Warren Buffett.
The present settlement was established in 1880, after the Sioux City and Pacific Railroad was built. John I. Blair, the railroad tycoon, believed that this would be an important hub for passengers heading west, and gave the town its current name.
The project was expected to cost £19.1 million, with £16 million coming from Britain's richest man, the steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal, Chairman of the ArcelorMittal steel company, and the balance of £3.1 million coming from the London Development Agency.
The total length of the new bridge is actually or , and is shorter than the original. Each April the bridge is closed for approximately 2.5 hours on a Saturday and a "fun run," known as the Seven Mile Bridge Run, of 1,500 runners is held commemorating the Florida Keys bridge rebuilding project. The event began in 1982 to commemorate the completion of a federally funded bridge building program that replaced spans that oil tycoon Henry Flagler constructed in the early 1900s to serve as a foundation for his Overseas Railroad.
The Tycoon Tax has some similarities to the USA's Alternative Minimum Tax (AMS).
The Tycoon Tax is a form of minimum taxation proposed by Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and leader of the Liberal Democrats.
Vladimir Leonidovich Bogdanov (; born on 28 May 1951) is a Russian oil tycoon.
Walker is dynamiting the caves in an effort to unleash oil, and is planning to sell the rights to process them to the tycoon Roger Piggott of Peabody Oil.
When April attempts to break up with her tycoon, he has a stroke and dies.
Whilst this is legal, Nick Clegg believes the Tycoon Tax is justified as “It makes people so incredibly angry when you are getting up early in the morning, working really hard to try to do the right thing for your family and for your community, you are paying your taxes and then you see people [...]
who are paying extraordinarily low rates of tax.” The Tycoon Tax has been attacked as a "superficially attractive measure that falls apart under scrutiny”.

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