a person whose material wealth is valued at more than a million dollars
Somebody whose wealth is greater than one million units of the local currency
Origin: From millionnaire.
one whose wealth is counted by millions of francs, dollars, or pounds; a very rich person; a person worth a million or more
Origin: [F. millionnaire.]
A millionaire is an individual whose net worth or wealth is equal to or exceeds one million units of currency. It can also be a person who owns one million units of currency in a bank account or savings account. Depending on the currency, a certain level of prestige is associated with being a millionaire, which makes that amount of wealth a goal for some, and almost unattainable for others. In countries that use the short scale number naming system, a billionaire is someone who has at least a thousand times a million dollars, euros, or the currency of the given country. In contrast, a billionaire in countries that use the long scale number naming system would be someone who has at least a million times a million units of currency. The increasing number of millionaires is partially due to prevailing economics, especially inflation; as the individual value of each unit of currency decreases, achieving a million of these becomes easier. The purchasing power of a million US dollars in 1959 is equivalent to 7.3 million dollars in 2009. Increasingly, the term denotes the status of high wealth. American sociologist Leonard Beeghley classifies all households with net worth exceeding USD 1 million as "The Rich". As of 2008, there were 10 million people around the globe who are classified as U.S.-dollar millionaires.
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The numerical value of millionaire in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of millionaire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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I am a Millionaire. That is my religion.
He's just a millionaire with nothing to do.
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I know what it takes to become a millionaire . . . a million bucks!
I don't know much about being a millionaire, but I'll bet I'd be darling at it.
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- Millionär, MillionärinGerman
- milli, milljónamæringurIcelandic
- 大富豪, 百万長者Japanese
- 백만장자, 百萬長者, 백만 장자Korean
- millionærNorwegian Nynorsk
- milioner, milionerkaPolish
- миллионер, миллионершаRussian
- nhà triệu phúVietnamese
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