In politics the term is used to describe theatrical behaviour - a dramatic press conference, for example - designed to get media attention rather than concrete results.
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Tycoon entered the English language in 1857 with the return of Commodore Perry to the United States. Perry, a US sea captain, played an important role in the 'opening up' of Japan to the West. U.S.
The term spread to the business community, where it has been used ever since.Source
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