Definition of 'thousand'
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Workers claim that they will be tens of thousands of pounds out of pocket. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has more than a dozen main stages and covers tens of thousands of square feet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are thousands of people like me. The Sun (2016)So are thousands of miles of glorious coastline. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cancer patients will be asked to pay thousands of pounds to test new drug treatments under a controversial trial. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Foreign banks are likely to move thousands of jobs abroad over the next couple of years while uncertainty reigns. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This bill could be the next great social reform and make a difference to the lives of thousands of homeless people. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At first, three thousand quid sounds like quite a lot. The Sun (2016)They also collected thousands of skulls and bones, attempting to address basic questions about race. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Thousands of votes should count for more than thousands of pounds. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Tens of thousands of farmers have taken their own lives. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Thousands of people are trying to do just that. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is no other way of sustaining so many troops thousands of miles from home. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was terrible to be thousands of miles away. The Sun (2012)Thousands are also doing the rounds on viral emails. The Sun (2009)The management has tried to keep the operation going by cutting costs and shedding thousands of jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There was more than enough to feed the five thousand. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Thousands were left homeless as towns were flattened in the disaster. The Sun (2009)That means sellers can get their homes listed on top property portals without paying thousands of pounds. The Sun (2013) Hundreds of thousands were caught up in the chaos. The Sun (2016)Yet thousands must feel their lives are over before they have begun. The Sun (2009)The retirement income a saver could receive can vary by thousands of pounds a year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Since then tens of thousands of people have signed an online petition against the plan. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is going to affect thousands of people. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The house has cost many thousands more since. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His mother dies while he is thousands of miles away. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Thousands also bring family members over with them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There were two or three thousand but about 70,000 claim to have been. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Depending on what you do, you may end up knocking thousands off the price of your home and making it more difficult to sell. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Synonyms of 'thousand'
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Translations for 'thousand'
British English: thousand /ˈθaʊzənd/ NUMBER
A thousand or onethousand is the number 1,000.
Five thousand people went to the event.
- American English: thousand
- Arabic: أَلْف
- Brazilian Portuguese: mil
- Chinese: 千
- Croatian: tisuću
- Czech: tisíc
- Danish: tusind
- Dutch: duizend
- European Spanish: mil
- Finnish: tuhat
- French: mille
- German: tausend
- Greek: χίλια
- Italian: mille
- Japanese: 千
- Korean: 1000
- Norwegian: tusen
- Polish: tysiąc
- European Portuguese: mil
- Romanian: o mie
- Russian: тысяча
- Spanish: mil
- Swedish: tusen
- Thai: หนึ่งพัน
- Turkish: bin sayı
- Ukrainian: тисяча
- Vietnamese: nghìn
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