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thousand

number     /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 .Cardinal numbers, including nought and zero a thousand/thousands of sth B2 informal a large number : I've got a thousand things to do before we go on holiday .Masses and large amounts of thingsLarge in number or quantity the thousands numbers between 1,000 and 1,000,000: His latest work is expected to sell in the thousands.Cardinal numbers, including nought and zero
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