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



    a million

    a large number of people or things

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

    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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     millionth pronunciation in American English
/ˈmɪljənθ/ number


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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