Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “million”

million

number uk   /ˈmɪl.jən/ (plural million or millions) us  
A2 [C] the number 1,000,000: The city has a population of almost a/one million. She got eight million dollars for appearing in that film. His business is worth millions of euros.Cardinal numbers, including nought and zero a million/millions of sth informal B2 a large number: I must have told you a million times to close the windows when you leave the house.Large in number or quantity the millions numbers between 1,000,000 and 1,000,000,000: In wealthy parts of the country, homes cost from £750,000 into the millions.Numbers generally
(Definition of million from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of million?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “million” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

roost

When birds roost, they go somewhere to rest or sleep.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More