› often in the United Kingdom, the number 1,000,000,000,000; in the United States, and often in the United Kingdom, the number 1,000,000,000

billón; millardo (Estados Unidos)

a billion several billion. › often in the United Kingdom, the figure 1,000,000,000,000; in the United States, and often in the United Kingdom, the figure 1,000,000,000.
billón; millardo (Estados Unidos)

› a billion pounds or dollars
billón; millardo (Estados Unidos)

The sum involved amounts to several billion(s). billionaire /ˌbiljəˈneə(r)/ noun › a very rich person who has more than a billion dollars, pounds etc
multimillonario

He’s a billionaire who made his money in the oil lindustry. billionth noun › one of a billion equal parts.
billonésimo

I’ve told him for the billionth time not to do that.(Definition of billion from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary
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We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,