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kingpin

1. n. a major figure in organized crime. (Underworld. From the term for the front bowling pin in a triangular array of pins.) The drug kingpins are well protected.
2. n. a boss. My uncle is the kingpin in this organization.
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He then founded his very own management company and production company, Kingpin Entertainment Group.
In October 2003, the Treasury Department named Dawood Ibrahim as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist, and in June 2006, the United States named both Dawood Ibrahim and D Company as Significant Foreign Narcotics Traffickers pursuant to the Kingpin Act.
International premium rate numbers of the three countries were taken by some persons in Italy and Saudi Arabia and passed on to the racket kingpin for making long calls from India through his Indian contacts," a CBI officer said.
Powered by the enhanced Quake II engine, Kingpin delivers some of the most unbelievably realistic graphics as seen on the PC.
The President identified Esparragoza Moreno and the Sinaloa Cartel as significant foreign narcotics traffickers pursuant to the Kingpin Act in 2003 and 2009, respectively.
Alleged drug kingpin Christopher "Dudus" Coke was arrested by police on the outskirts of Kingston on Tuesday, peacefully ending a manhunt for the fugitive at the center of last month's deadly raids in the Jamaican capital.
The police claimed the kingpin -- a mother of two -- was running the racket for the past two months.
Oh, and this is TV-crime-procedural kingpin Jerry Bruckheimer's first foray into sitcoms.
Kingpin is a first person descent into the underground world of organized crime and episodic adventure.
Department of the Treasury s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today designated Colombian national Fernain Rodriguez Vasquez as a significant foreign narcotics trafficker under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act).
Kingpin will be available for Windows(R) 95 on CD-ROM and is expected to be released Spring of 1999.
WASHINGTON -- Today the President designated four foreign individuals and three foreign entities in the ninth annual set of determinations of drug traffickers who will be subject to the sanctions provided in the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act ("Kingpin Act").
Department of the Treasury s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today designated Juanita del Carmen Rios Hernandez and her medical supply company Distribuidora e Importadora de Productos Medicos del Norte as specially designated narcotics traffickers pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act).
Unfortunately, his "business" has brought him to the attention of a crime kingpin who has a little job for him - find the missing daughter of an old pal.
Shipping over 334,000 units, Kingpin has broken all records for video releases with a domestic theatrical box office of $25 million or less.