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centillion

[ sen-til-yuhn ]
/ sɛnˈtɪl yən /
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noun, plural cen·til·lions, (as after a numeral) cen·til·lion.
a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 303 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 600 zeros.
adjective
amounting to one centillion in number.
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Origin of centillion

1850–55; <Latin cent(um) 100 + -illion (as in million, billion, etc.)

OTHER WORDS FROM centillion

cen·til·lionth, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for centillion

centillion
/ (sɛnˈtɪljən) /

noun plural -lions or -lion
(in Britain and Germany) the number represented as one followed by 600 zeros (10 600)
(in the US, Canada, and France) the number represented as one followed by 303 zeros (10 303)
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