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    tycoon or tiecon

    What do you call a business magnet ? ( a big gun in the field of business )
    does the word "tiecon" carries the same meaning as "tycoon" or some other meaning?

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    Re: tycoon or tiecon

    "Magnate" not "magnet."

    "Tycoon" is a word. "Tiecon" (or "tiecoon") is not a word.

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    Re: tycoon or tiecon

    Quote Originally Posted by PENDSE View Post
    What do you call a business magnet ? ( a big gun in the field of business )
    does the word "tiecon" carries the same meaning as "tycoon" or some other meaning?
    You have confused magnet with magnate.
    The word is tycoon. Ive never heard tiecon. Have you looked it up?

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    Re: tycoon or tiecon

    Quote Originally Posted by PENDSE View Post
    What do you call a business magnet ? ( a big gun in the field of business )
    does the word "tiecon" carries the same meaning as "tycoon" or some other meaning?
    Does it have something to do with this? TiECON

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    Re: tycoon or tiecon

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    Ive never heard tiecon. Have you looked it up?
    Onelook can't find it in any of its dictionaries.

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    Re: tycoon or tiecon

    Quote Originally Posted by PENDSE View Post
    What do you call a business magnet ? ( a big gun in the field of business )
    does the word "tiecon" carries the same meaning as "tycoon" or some other meaning?
    Magnet is a maker of kitchen furniture (Kitchen Units and Fitted Kitchens - Stunning Designs from Magnet ) - which, I suppose, might be run by a magnate. If so, I'd call him a tycoon.

    ('Tiecon' has the ring of one of those updated transcriptions that plague editors, like Bei-jing or Mumbai or Kampuchea. But - unlike those - I've never heard of it.)

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    Re: tycoon or tiecon

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Does it have something to do with this? TiECON
    No, it was just a sort of confusion. It has no connection with TiECON.
    Thanks.

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    Re: tycoon or tiecon

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Onelook can't find it in any of its dictionaries.
    The confusion is gone. Thanks.

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