noun, plural mil·lions, (as after a numeral) mil·lion.
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Origin of million
OTHER WORDS FROM millionmul·ti·mil·lion, noun
Example sentences from the Web for million
Smaller markets might only be able to generate single digit millions in business, VandeHei said.‘Go in small with clear-eyed expectations’: How a crop of startups are trying to make for-profit local news work|Steven Perlberg|November 11, 2020|Digiday
In late 2017 and early 2018, he stole millions of dollars worth of Microsoft store credit and resold it online for bitcoin, which he then cashed out using Coinbase.Microsoft engineer gets nine years for stealing $10M from Microsoft|Timothy B. Lee|November 10, 2020|Ars Technica
Two years later, Smith gave an additional $10 million for an arts and education program expansion.A dodgy deal helped make him a billionaire. It worked, until now.|Peter Whoriskey, Yeganeh Torbati, Keith L. Alexander|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
She has gotten more than half a million dollars in campaign contributions from the private equity industry this cycle, more than any other senator, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks political donations.Susan Collins Backed Down From a Fight with Private Equity. Now They’re Underwriting Her Reelection.|by Justin Elliott, ProPublica, and Theodoric Meyer, Politico|October 29, 2020|ProPublica
My friends would talk about where their family traded stocks, or a professor would reveal that most biotech companies got their first couple of million from friends and family.
Not every Oscar nominee was backed by Harvey Weinstein or a multimillion dollar publicity drive.
You know, buy a multimillion dollar house in Sweden, stop talking to Tiger, and just take some “me” time.
Their sprawling, multimillion dollar home, where they lived together with Sharon, was his.
It could result in a multimillion dollar lawsuit, which even Murdoch could struggle to afford.
British Dictionary definitions for million
noun plural -lions or -lion
- amounting to a milliona million light years away
- (as pronoun)I can see a million under the microscope
Other words from millionRelated prefix: mega-
Word Origin for million
Idioms and Phrases with million
see feel like oneself (a million dollars); look like a million dollars; one in a million.