ga·​zil·​lion·​aire | \ gə-ˌzil-yə-ˈner How to pronounce gazillionaire (audio) , -ˈzil-yə-ˌner\

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But some experts argue that adjusting the worth of gazillionaires based on the price a bundle of goods and services an average household would buy, as the CPI does, is absurd. Jo Craven Mcginty, WSJ, "Is Jeff Bezos Really the Richest of Them All?," 10 Aug. 2018 These assembled gazillionaires gently lolled on swings sipping cups of Champagne handed out by actors dressed as nuns or monks. Luke Leitch, Vogue, "Dolce & Gabbana’s Como Chameleons: Naomi Campbell, Halima Aden, and Maye Musk Model Alta Moda in Italy," 6 July 2018 The Orlando Sentinel's Gray Rohrer points out that the big money may be staying out of the governor's race on the Democratic side until one of the gazillionaires sitting on the sidelines gets into the race. Dan Sweeney,, "A year out from 2018 elections, Dem. governor candidates are cash poor," 26 Oct. 2017 Go for the one thing that might still appeal to a gazillionaire like Bezos who has everything: His legacy and his desire to be a remembered as a great American. Will Bunch,, "Should Philly screw over its schoolkids to make world's 2nd richest man even richer?," 10 Sep. 2017 The most spectacular piece of real estate in the Franschhoek Valley belongs not to yet another foreign gazillionaire but to a local. Town & Country, "The Best of Africa's Wine Country," 2 Apr. 2015 Not all are gazillionaires able to afford that kind of a hike. Gary Richards, The Mercury News, "Roadshow: Could $8 Bay Area bridge tolls shoot up to $8?," 22 Feb. 2017 Or what about Mark Zuckerberg, gazillionaire co-founder of Facebook? John Kass,, "Madigan and Rauner in 'Naked Prey' and modest proposals to save Illinois," 29 June 2017 At least according to the AP, Manafort also had a somewhat less limited role peddling influence for one of Vladimir Putin's stable of pet gazillionaires. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, "Paul Manafort Is Just the Latest Guy to Fall. There Will Be More.," 22 Mar. 2017

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1980, in the meaning defined above

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