The correct answer is powerful leader.


A. powerful leader
B. violent hurricane
C. low fellow
D. silver coin

The correct answer is (A) Powerful leader; shogun of Japan 1854-1868; business magnate; powerful financier; businessman of great wealth.

Tycoon comes from Japanese taikun, (a variation of ta + kiun [prince]). The term is used in reference to the shogun of Japan, or a businessman who has great power and wealth.

Examples of use:

  • Lyford Cay in the Bahamas was the tax-free home of many tycoons.
  • Your chances of becoming a Senator are far greater if you are a tycoon.

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