millionaire

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French millionnaire. Reanalyzable as million +‎ -aire.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌmɪl.i.əˈnɛə(ɹ)/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌmɪl.jəˈnɛɚ/

Noun[edit]

millionaire (plural millionaires)

  1. (strictly) A person whose net worth is at or greater than one million units of the local currency, but less than two million.
  2. (loosely) A person whose net worth is at or greater than one million units of the local currency; a multimillionaire.

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References[edit]

Douglas Harper, “Millionaire”, in Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2021.