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ˈtrɪl yəntril·lion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. million, billion, trillion, zillion, jillion, gazillion(noun)

    a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole)

    "there were millions of flies"

  2. trillion, one million million million(noun)

    the number that is represented as a one followed by 18 zeros

    "in England they call a quintillion a trillion"

  3. trillion, one million million, 1000000000000(adj)

    the number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros

    "in England they call a trillion a billion"

  4. trillion(adj)

    one quintillion in Great Britain

  5. trillion(adj)

    one million million in the United States

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trillion(noun)

    according to the French notation, which is used upon the Continent generally and in the United States, the number expressed by a unit with twelve ciphers annexed; a million millions; according to the English notation, the number produced by involving a million to the third power, or the number represented by a unit with eighteen ciphers annexed. See the Note under Numeration

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trillion

    tril′yun, n. a million raised to the third power, or multiplied twice by itself: in France, a thousand multiplied by itself three times, a million million.—adj. Trill′ionth. [Fr.,—L. tres, three, Low L. millio, a million.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trillion in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trillion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of trillion in a Sentence

  1. Brian Riedl:

    Total cost: $38 trillion to $48 trillion.

  2. The US:

    We have spent more than $ 7 trillion dollars in the Middle East.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    Has to be at least $1 trillion, I'd like it to be closer to $2 trillion.

  4. Mark Mulholland:

    It wouldn't be outlandish for them to be at a $1 trillion market cap now.

  5. Alex Azar:

    HHS has a $1.2 trillion budget. that means it’s bigger than the British Empire.

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