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"million" in British English

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uk   /ˈmɪl.jən/ us   /ˈmɪl.jən/ plural million or millions
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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(Definition of million from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"million" in American English

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us   /ˈmɪl·jən/
1,000,000: The tourist attraction brings in over a million people a year. a million-dollar project fig. I have a million things (= a lot of things) to do tomorrow.
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"million" in Business English

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/ˈmɪljən/ uk   us   plural million, millions written abbreviation m
the number 1,000,000: ten million dollars They have sold millions of computers worldwide.
informal many, or a lot: There are a million different reasons why she shouldn't get the job. I've got millions of emails to answer.
(Definition of million from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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