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number million pronunciation in American English /ˈmɪljən/
  1. 1
    the number 1,000,000
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  2. 2



    a million

    a large number of people or things

    I've got a million things to do before I leave.

    Millions are threatened by disease and hunger.

    million of:

    They received millions of letters asking for information.

    1. a.
      a very large number or amount of something

      She's made millions on the stock market.


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 million pronunciation in American English /ˈmɪljənθ/  number
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