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Meaning of “million” in the English Dictionary

"million" in British English

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millionnumber

uk   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 ofeuros.a million/millions of sth informal B2 a ​largenumber: 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 ​wealthyareas, ​homescost 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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millionnumber

 us   /ˈmɪl·jən/
1,000,000: The ​touristattractionbrings in over a million ​people a ​year. a million-dollar ​project fig. I have a million things (= a lot of things) to do ​tomorrow.
(Definition of million from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"million" in Business English

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millionnumber

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