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big-time operator

A person, company, or organization that is very successful, prominent, and influential in some area of business. Once a small local farm run by Jefferies and his brothers, their berry business is now a big-time operator responsible for supplying the entire Pacific Northwest. These big-time operators have the funds to fight these civil lawsuits, but smaller companies like ours have little choice but to try and settle for an amount we can afford.
See also: operator

big-time operator

and BTO
1. n. someone who does business in a big way. (The abbreviation is an initialism.) If you’re such a BTO, why are we standing here in the rain?
2. n. a man who chases women. That twit thinks he’s a big-time operator. A stud he’s not. A big-time operator needs a big-time car!
See also: operator

BTO

verb
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He says some tourists who entered the camp said they had paid BTO in advance yet accounts of the trust had been availed in the media.
Team building exercise among BTO Ambassadors and local government and other stakeholders
Here to help Solicitors from BTO rolled up their sleeves and got arty
BTO Garden Birdwatch organiser Kate Risley says: "People don't realise where the birds which appear in their garden go.
(6) Investment allowed for BTO PPP projects, of the total of 20 trillion won annual SOC budgets
BTO volunteers have been monitoring nests for more than 75 years and this month, which includes National Nest Box Week (ending on February 21), it is encouraging families to put up nest boxes so that they can contribute to this long-running national study.
Schools that show better academic performance than would be expected given characteristics of the school and student populations are often described as "beating the odds" (BTO).
In addition to the standard configurations of its Macs, Apple offers a number of build-to-order (BTO) upgrade options that include more RAM, more storage capacity, and faster processors.
According to the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), the previous record for the oldest flycatcher was nine years and seven days.
Dark-coloured blue tits and an all-white buzzard have also been reported as part of the BTO Abnormal Plumage Survey.
Bernard Buyttens from the Belgian Travel Organisation (BTO), which is a major professional union of travel agents, has said that the organisation is considering making a complaint - to the Belgian Competition Council - against the German carrier Lufthansa for abuse of dominant position in Belgium.
HP announced zero percent lease financing for qualifying customers of its Business Technology Optimization (BTO) and Information Management (IM) software.
During the past 25 years, the number of birds returning to the UK to breed has declined by more than 50 per cent, most likely due to loss of habitat for breeding and feeding, making it a red list species Like the yellow wagtail, many of our long-distance summer migrants, including swifts, turtle doves and wood warblers are failing to return to the UK in the numbers we used to see leaving the RSPB and the BTO very worried.
The BTO incorporates a metal panel with plastisol gasket and a plastic fitment with tamper evident band.
Part of the broader HP Business Technology Optimization (BTO) software portfolio, the new release of HP Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Center 7.5 delivers integrated IT management capabilities that span project and portfolio management, application lifecycle management and IT service management.