Definition of 'million'
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About four million households are using prepayment meters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has emerged victims and their families may be due tens of millions of pounds in compensation. The Sun (2016)Each summer millions of tourists visit the mountain. Smithsonian Mag (2017)More than a million people saw the play in the four years after it was written. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It makes you feel a million dollars. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He warned that as many as a million people could be forced to flee their homes because of the operation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We aren't a million miles away. The Sun (2016)Under the new tax that is expected to rise to about 250 million a year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Business investment schemes that have paid out more than 100 million in public money to their own board members are facing investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They perceived no choice save to use a million soldiers to hold their ground. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)It was the one million pound moment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Up to half a million people also have the condition but do not know it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some accountants suggest that as many as a million people a year will pay higher taxes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The war was a million miles away. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)The operation aimed to visit three million homes. The Sun (2016)We have to raise a million dollars a day. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The sending off changed the game one million per cent. The Sun (2009)The people here expected them to do something for millions of flood victims. The Sun (2010)The pictures astonished millions of people around the world yesterday. The Sun (2008)And it genuinely made a difference to many millions. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The pressures of the home season were a million miles away. The Sun (2012)It goes against the grain hearing about some of the recipients of the money millions of us spend. The Sun (2010)In five cases the amount paid in compensation and costs was more than a quarter of a million pounds. Times, Sunday Times (2011)With more rain forecast, millions will today see hosepipe bans lifted. The Sun (2012)The direct cost of the change will be 100 million a year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The war cost 16 million lives in all. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Victory took him past 1 million in prize money for the season. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Within three months of its posting, her blog had been visited a million times. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'million'
British English: million /ˈmɪljən/ NUMBER
A million or one million is the number 1,000,000.
Five million people visit the county each year.
- American English: million
- Arabic: مَلْيُون
- Brazilian Portuguese: milhão
- Chinese: 百万
- Croatian: milijun
- Czech: milion
- Danish: million
- Dutch: miljoen
- European Spanish: millón
- Finnish: miljoona
- French: million
- German: Million
- Greek: εκατομμύριο
- Italian: milione
- Japanese: 100万
- Korean: 백만
- Norwegian: million
- Polish: milion
- European Portuguese: milhão
- Romanian: milion
- Russian: миллион
- Spanish: millón
- Swedish: miljon
- Thai: หนึ่งล้าน
- Turkish: milyon
- Ukrainian: мільйон
- Vietnamese: triệu
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