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Master of the Universe

1. Literally, the supreme being; God. One must always keep in mind the designs and desires of the Master of the Universe if one wishes to enter into heaven in the afterlife.
2. By extension, an extremely powerful, successful, or wealthy person, especially someone working on Wall Street in the US financial sector. John liked to think of himself as a self-styled Master of the Universe after earning his first million playing the stock market.
See also: master, of, universe
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Anniversary of the Masters of the Universe(R) at Toys 'R' Us Times Square; Famed Sculptors 'The Four Horsemen' and He-Man(R) And Skeletor(R) Characters to Meet With Fans EVENT: To commemorate the return of the new Masters of the Universe toys, Mattel will host a kick-off event to celebrate the re-introduction with fans on Friday, October 18.
Back from Castle Grayskull(R) and armed with his sword of power, He-Man, the most powerful man in the universe, re-joins the Masters of the Universe to once again battle the forces of evil and their tyrannical leader, Skeletor(R).
We would be mugs to pay these so-called Masters of the Universe a single penny.
And with the Dow seemingly unstoppable -- it has soared 376 percent since 1990 -- even Wall Street rookies can feel like Masters of the Universe, Bryant reports in the July 5 cover story "The Whine of '99.
With properties like Shrek, The Haunted Mansion, Star Trek, Corvette and Masters of the Universe Interactive, this year's 2003 E3 presence will undoubtedly be our strongest yet.
Landmark's Music Division, under the direction of Vice President Ted King, has created music for the "Precious Moments" Christmas television special and video, "Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future" television show, the Masters of the Universe Power Tour, as well as music created for theme parks all around the world.
13 new episodes of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe.
The self-styled Masters of the Universe are carrying on as if the global financial collapse never happened.
BARBIE, HOT WHEELS, KER PLUNK, MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE, MATCHBOX, TYCO R/C, UNO and associated trademarks are owned by Mattel, Inc.
Yet The Apprentice is better than ever and there is a real sadistic glee in seeing wannabe masters of the universe failing so spectacularly.
THE unimpressive bankers who were paraded in the House of Commons yesterday once believed they were Masters of the Universe.
Looking toward the remainder of fiscal 2003, we have an excellent slate based on Shrek, Robotech, Mercedes Benz, Masters of the Universe and other console and handheld titles.
For Chelsea to seek pity, or a special dispensation, is the equivalent of those Wall Street Masters of The Universe begging for state handouts to keep them afloat after years of gorging themselves sick on mindboggling salaries.
In fact my heart goes out to those lobster - delivery boys, yacht-scrubbers and shakers of pounds 10,000 cocktails, facing the dole due to the massacre inflicted on the Masters of the Universe.
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