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mil·lion·aire

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

[French millionnaire, from million, million, from Old French milion; see million.]

millionaire

(ˌmɪljəˈnɛə) or

millionnaire

n
a person whose assets are worth at least a million of the standard monetary units of his or her country
ˌmillionˈairess, ˌmillionˈnairess fem n

mil•lion•aire

or mil•lion•naire

(ˌmɪl yəˈnɛər, ˈmɪl yəˌnɛər)

n.
a person whose wealth amounts to a million or more in some unit of currency.
[1820–30; < French millionnaire=million million + -aire -ary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.millionaire - a person whose material wealth is valued at more than a million dollarsmillionaire - a person whose material wealth is valued at more than a million dollars
have, rich person, wealthy person - a person who possesses great material wealth
Translations
milionář-ka
millionær
miljonääri
milijunaš
milliomos
miljónamæringur
大金持ち
백만장자
milionár
milijonar
miljonär
เศรษฐีเงินล้าน
triệu phú

millionaire

[ˌmɪljəˈnɛəʳ] Nmillonario/a m/f

millionaire

[ˌmɪliəˈnɛər] nmillionnaire m/f

millionaire

nMillionär m

millionaire

[ˌmɪljəˈnɛəʳ] nmiliardario/a

million

(ˈmiljən) plurals ˈmillion (1 ~2), ˈmillions (2, ~3)
– noun.
1. (preceded by a, a number, or a word signifying a quantity) the number 1,000,000. a million; one million; five million.
2. the figure 1,000,000.
3. a million pounds or dollars. Her fortune amounts to several million(s).
adjective
(preceded by a, a number, or a word signifying a quantity) 1,000,000 in number. six million people.
ˈmillion-
having a million (of something). a million-pound banknote.
ˌmillioˈnaire (-ˈneə) feminine millioˈnairess noun
a person having a million pounds, dollars etc or more.
ˈmillionth noun
1. one of a million equal parts.
2. the last of a million (people, things etc) or (the person, thing etc) in an equivalent position. the millionth (car).

millionaire

مِلْيُونِير milionář millionær Millionär εκατομμυριούχος millonario miljonääri millionnaire milijunaš milionario 大金持ち 백만장자 miljonair millionær milioner milionário миллионер miljonär เศรษฐีเงินล้าน milyoner triệu phú 百万富翁
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Such a fortune was a stake, and was not to be sown on bar-room floors, literally sown, flung broadcast out of the moosehide sacks by drunken millionaires who had lost all sense of proportion.
The usual hurried, feverish toil in the claim was suspended; the pick and shovel were left sticking in the richest "pay gravel;" the toiling millionaires themselves, ragged, dirty, and perspiring, lay panting under the nearest shade, where the pipes went out listlessly, and conversation sank to monosyllables.
Unfortunately," said Monte Cristo, "one's title to a millionaire does not last for life, like that of baron, peer of France, or Academician; for example, the millionaires Franck & Poulmann, of Frankfort, who have just become bankrupts.
There is a subtle something, a sort of nebulous charm, as it were, about young men who will be millionaires on the death of their Uncle Andrew which softens the ruggedest misanthrope.
the reader professing to be a millionaire on the point of death, inclined to bequeath her fortune for the foundation of local art galleries, but open to conviction from other sources.
A MILLIONAIRE who had gone to an almshouse to visit his father met a Neighbour there, who was greatly surprised.
He was a millionaire - one of the princes of the world!
One day," concluded Kraft, solemnly, "there will come to Cypher's for a plate of beans a millionaire lumberman from Wisconsin, and he will marry Milly.
You will notice that these two cuttings have only one thing in common, which is the mention of Pilgrim's Pond, the estate, as you know, of the millionaire Ireton Todd.
Is it a millionaire from the other side, trying to make records, or a member of our bloated aristocracy?
Aristocrat, millionaire, and idiot, he has every advantage
Reuben Rosenthall had made his millions on the diamond fields of South Africa, and had come home to enjoy them according to his lights; how he went to work will scarcely be forgotten by any reader of the halfpenny evening papers, which revelled in endless anecdotes of his original indigence and present prodigality, varied with interesting particulars of the extraordinary establishment which the millionaire set up in St.