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bil·lion·aire

 (bĭl′yə-nâr′, bĭl′yə-nâr′)
n.
A person whose wealth amounts to at least a billion dollars, pounds, or the equivalent in other currency.

billionaire

(ˌbɪljəˈnɛə)
n
a person whose assets are worth over a billion of the monetary units of his or her country

bil•lion•aire

(ˌbɪl yəˈnɛər, ˈbɪl yəˌnɛər)

n.
a person with assets worth a billion or more, as of dollars, francs, or pounds.
[1855–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.billionaire - a very rich person whose material wealth is valued at more than a billion dollarsbillionaire - a very rich person whose material wealth is valued at more than a billion dollars
have, rich person, wealthy person - a person who possesses great material wealth
Translations
بليونير
miliardářmilionář
billionærmilliardær
miljardööri
milliárdos
miliardár
miljardär

billionaire

[ˌbɪlɪəˈnɛəʳ] Nbillonario/a m/f

billionaire

[ˌbɪljəˈnɛər] nmilliardaire mfbill of exchange nlettre f de changebill of fare nmenu m (du jour)bill of health n
to be given a clean bill of health [patient] → être déclaré(e) en parfaite santébill of lading [ˈleɪdɪŋ] nconnaissement mBill of Rights n
the Bill of Rights → la Déclaration des droitsbill of sale nacte m de vente, contrat m de vente

billionaire

n (esp US) → Milliardär(in) m(f)

billion

(ˈbiljən) plurals ˈbillion (1 ~3), ˈbillions (2, ~3) – noun
1. often in the United Kingdom, the number 1,000,000,000,000; in the United States, and often in the United Kingdom, the number 1,000,000,000. a billion; several billion.
2. often in the United Kingdom, the figure 1,000,000,000,000; in the United States, and often in the United Kingdom, the figure 1,000,000,000.
3. a billion pounds or dollars. The sum involved amounts to several billion(s).
adjective
often in the United Kingdom, 1,000,000,000,000 in number; in the United States and often in the United Kingdom, 1,000,000,000 in number. a few billion stars.
billionaire (ˌbiljəˈneə(r)) noun
a very rich person who has more than a billion dollars, pounds etc. He's not just a millionaire – he's a billionaire!
ˈbillionth noun
one of a billion equal parts.
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