millionaire

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noun mil·lion·aire \ˌmi(l)-yə-ˈner, ˈmi(l)-yə-ˌ\

Definition of millionaire

  1. :  a person whose wealth is estimated at a million or more (as of dollars or pounds)

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Origin and Etymology of millionaire

French millionnaire, from million, from Middle French milion


First Known Use: 1786


MILLIONAIRE Defined for English Language Learners

millionaire

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Definition of millionaire for English Language Learners

  • : a rich person who has at least a million dollars, pounds, etc.


MILLIONAIRE Defined for Kids

millionaire

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noun mil·lion·aire \ˌmil-yə-ˈner\

Definition of millionaire for Students

  1. :  a person having a million dollars or more



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