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thousand

number uk   /ˈθaʊ.zənd/ ( plural thousand or thousands) us  
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.a thousand/thousands of sth B2 informal a large number: I've got a thousand things to do before we go on holiday.the thousands numbers between 1,000 and 1,000,000: His latest work is expected to sell in the thousands.
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in Korean 천, 1000…
in Arabic ألْف…
in French mille…
in Turkish bin…
in Italian mille…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數字)1000…
in Russian сто…
in Polish tysiąc…
in Spanish mil, (número) mil, mil/miles (en plural)…
in Portuguese mil, milhar…
in German das Tausend, die Tausend, Tausende(pl.)…
in Catalan mil, miler…
in Japanese 1000, 1000の…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数字)1000…
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