thousandnumberuk /ˈθaʊ.zənd/ us /ˈθaʊ.zənd/ plural thousand or thousands
- Your essay should be no more than two thousand words long.
- Twelve thousand years ago, our ancestors were primitive savages living in caves.
- A thousand people took part in the region's biggest-ever cycle race.
- Our computer indexes several thousand new records every second.
- Accommodation needs to be found for thousands of homeless families.
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