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  • n. Plural form of tycoon.

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Examples

  • What's good for the Wall Street tycoons is not good for America.

    Les Leopold: Wall Street Brings Class War to America?

  • By all accounts, he is a family man who eschews the playboy lifestyle of many Latin American tycoons and is deeply religious, having attended two of Mexico's most conservative Roman Catholic schools -- Instituto Cumbres, for high school and Anahuac University for college.

    Modelo CEO Faces Limits of Family Firm

  • But getting into this select establishment can be tougher than hitting a hole-in-one: Women are allowed to play on Saturdays, and certain big-name tycoons have even been turned away.

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  • Even in his lifetime he made some of your so-called 'tycoons' look like penniless paupers by comparison!

    Psychosphere

  • Here in HK, conservative means pro-Beijing, not wanting to introduce universal suffrage at an early date and in favour of keeping functional constituencies (legislative seats reserved for special interest groups such as tycoons).

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Some aging tycoons are nearing the end of their days running business empires.

    Hong Kong's 40 Richest

  • More than one-third of Hong Kong tycoons make the bulk of their money in real estate, more than any other industry.

    Hong Kong's 40 Richest

  • It was a “Faustian bargain,” wrote one journalist, a “fiendishly complicated scheme,” in which the young liberal ministers sold their souls to a cabal of unscrupulous tycoons.

    The Return

  • Led by the hyperactive Boris Berezovsky, it is said, these tycoons ran the ailing Yeltsin from behind a curtain, guiding him towards measures that enriched them at the expense of ordinary citizens.

    The Return

  • Russia is also often singled out for its “crony capitalism,” dominated by powerful tycoons, its high income inequality, and its widespread corruption.

    The Return

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