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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.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.the millions numbers between 1,000,000 and 1,000,000,000: In wealthy areas, homes cost from €750,000 into the millions.
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in Korean 100만…
in Arabic مِليون…
in French million, un million…
in Turkish milyon…
in Italian milione…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數字)100萬…
in Russian миллион…
in Polish milion…
in Spanish millón…
in Portuguese milhão…
in German die Million…
in Catalan milió…
in Japanese 100万…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数字)100万…
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