Date: | 1600-1700 |

Language: | French |

Origin: | tri- 'three' + -illion (as in million) |

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tril‧lion plural trillion or trillions

1HMN the number 1,000,000,000,000 :

In a short time the number of cells is more than a trillion.

2 informal an extremely large number of people or things

3 British English old use the number 1,000,000,000,000,000,000

Definition of trillion from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic NUMBERS

the topic NUMBERS

add
addition
bi-
billion
calculate
constant
D
demi-
division
eight
eleven
equal(a)
equal(v)
even
factor(n)
factor(v)
fifth
fig.
figure
five
four
fourth
gross
hundred
L
M
million
multiple
-nd
negative
nine
No.
nos.
number
O
one
pi
plot
point
positive
product
-rd
root
round
score
second
set
six
square(n)
square(v)
-st
sum
take
ten
thousand
three
tri-
twenty
twice
unit
V
X
zero

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