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- n. Plural form of squillionaire.
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The key to Duveen's success was his simple observation that while Europe had the art, America had the money; Duveen made his fortune by buying art from declining European aristocrats and selling them to the "squillionaires" in the United States.
Why was the Trade Commissioner Elect sucking up to Russian squillionaires?
Meanwhile the squillionaires have been treated with the sort of deference one would expect in a country ruled by a short moustachioed colonel called "El Presidente".
His plans for One Hyde Park, an enormous construction of glass buildings for super-squillionaires in Knightsbridge, are a disgrace.
That said, for all the talk of foreign squillionaires taking clubs over and the prawn-sandwichification of the game - which I don't much care for either - I do think there's a good smattering of selective memory going on here.
- and lose the discs in the back of a cab when there was never any reason they should be out of the office, and sold on to Russian squillionaires.
"Al Fahim needs to learn that success in football amounts to rather more than throwing camel-loads of cash around, that Chelsea had a firm team base even before Roman Abramovich arrived, and that the greater array of big names a club buys the greater is the need for a strong manager able to handle the moods and egos of a dressing room of squillionaires.