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  • n. Plural form of billionaire.

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Examples

  • Yet while it all makes for good copy, the battle of the billionaires is a misnomer.

    Washington State's Union Tax

  • For the judge to use precedent set in matters concerning Arab billionaires is ridiculous.

    Bloggers, Beware of Comments : Law is Cool

  • Around that same time, Mr. Saba's name appeared on Forbes's list of Latin American billionaires, thanks to early purchases of stakes in privatized state banks.

    Father of Day-Trading Sought

  • Not to mention that one reason the Tamil situation doesn’t arise much here is that the US has no dog whatever in that fight – no AIPAC pushing for US policy in that arena, no billionaires from the region paying Democrats and Republicans campaign money to push US support for the related countries, no scumbags like SLC arguing for “Hama Rules” on the Tamil Tigers.

    Matthew Yglesias » Do Critics of Israeli Policy Whine Too Much?

  • An expanding Indian economy has spawned a rising number of millionaires and billionaires, which is leading companies such as Daimler AG, BMW AG, Audi AG and Jaguar to introduce more luxury cars in the market.

    Ferrari to Sell Cars in India

  • Or maybe it will be a Brazil-style center of massive inequality and authors will be patronized by vain billionaires.

    Matthew Yglesias » Copyright and Author Starvation

  • He's a graduate of what Catalyst calls "the prestigious Broad Superintendent's Academy," and what Parents Across America founding member Sharon Higgins, author of the blog The Broad Report, calls "billionaires and their henchmen."

    Julie Woestehoff: Rahm as "Da Bachelor" and Other Reality TV Ideas for Chicago's Schools

  • Don't get me wrong, the battle of the billionaires was a pretty entertaining match and probably the best part of the show, but some parts of the show was not as successful.

    Reflections on Wrestlemania 23

  • It's the people who didn't found the companies who become billionaires, that is just truly amazing.

    CNN Transcript Sep 27, 2003

  • That paints a picture of rapid growth - especially if you consider that the U.S. has 413 billionaires, which is 6 percent more than last year.

    NPR Topics: News

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