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thousand

number uk   us   /ˈθaʊ.zənd/ (plural thousand or thousands)
A2 the number 1,000: They had driven over a/one thousand miles. The population of the village is about three thousand. The damage will cost thousands of dollars to repair.a thousand/thousands of sth B2 informal a large number: I've got a thousand things to do before we go on holiday.the thousands numbers between 1,000 and 1,000,000: His latest work is expected to sell in the thousands.
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in Arabic ألْف…
in Korean 천, 1000…
in Malaysian ribu, seribu…
in French mille…
in Turkish bin…
in Italian mille…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數字)1000…
in Russian сто…
in Polish tysiąc…
in Vietnamese con số một nghìn, một nghìn, một ngàn bảng hoặc đô la…
in Spanish mil, (número) mil, mil/miles (en plural)…
in Portuguese mil, milhar…
in Thai หนึ่งพัน, จำนวนหนึ่งพัน…
in German das Tausend, die Tausend, Tausende(pl.)…
in Catalan mil, miler…
in Japanese 1000, 1000の…
in Indonesian seribu, seribu dolar…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数字)1000…
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