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n. an important person; a self-important person. Some bigwig in a pinstripe suit waltzed through and asked me to leave.
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24 ( ANI ): As Shah Rukh Khan took the center stage at Global Business Summit 2018 amongst some of the bigwigs from the business world, the actor did not forget his friends from the Bollywood.
While ruling that the opposition had become moribund, he expressed joy at attracting political bigwigs of the opposition.
The cases were pending delayed since long due to NAB officers' nexus with the accused and during the last four years even no bigwig wanted by NAB was neither arrested nor the looted money was submitted to national exchequer.
And you know that to those Dem bigwigs nationally and in NH $$$$ is more important than winning 3 of 4 elections.
They also said that the bigwigs of district government were involved in using blackmailing tactics to make management of Lucky cement to surrender before their undue demands.
you that every one bigwigs plinths square tied Your man on the column, Sir Walter Scott, gifted his brother a plantation, then when the brother showed leniency towards a slave rebellion, disowned him.
Although LRay and Andaya are rivals in politics with the latter fielding former mayor of Pasacao town Asuncion Villamante Arseno, for the congressional seat in the second district, the two political bigwigs in the province both adopted Poe as their presidential candidate.
The project has lured several bigwigs in the sector like Cochin Shipyard Ltd, Bahrain s Sultan Marine International which caters to a fleet of US ships and all these major players are visiting the current ship repair facility while a few of them are also involved in discussions with overseas counterparts in order to team up in the project, revealed the port trust chairman Paul Antony.
CITY students will have audiences with soccer's bigwigs and sent on placements with the Football Association as part of partnership deal secured by Liverpool University.
PML-Q bigwigs have also been known to have requested Chaudhry Shujaat to resolve his reservations and disputes within the Parliamentarian platform.
In the video above about the country's richest celebrities, HLN Showbiz Tonight looked at one of the places those bigwigs spend their money -- New York City real estate.
ALEC STEWART and other MCC bigwigs are set to give the thumbs-up to floodlit Tests - starting in the afternoon.
Publishing industry bigwigs say there is a bidding war over Dani's autobiography.
1, recently got word that the country music scene's bigwigs in Nashville were tipping their hats in his direction.
It's also good to see that cheaters never prosper, unless they've got a sack loads of Icelandic cash and are supported by a lot of the Premier League bigwigs.