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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. Bob Michele:

    Now we have to get used to it not being there, not having half a trillion dollars a quarter backstopping the market.

  2. Prime Minister Mamady Youla:

    Growth was zero in 2015, we recorded a 2.9 trillion Guinean francs (around $350 million) shortfall in our revenue and $150 million shortfall in our foreign exchange earnings.

  3. Alex Azar:

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

  4. Terri Sewell:

    But here we are, watching the fiscal hawks of the Republican Party blow through every red light on the way off the cliff, adding 1.5 trillion dollars to the deficit.

  5. Zhu Guangyao:

    In accordance with the State Council's plans, we will turn such short-term financing into long-term financing, and the size for 2015 is 1 trillion yuan, this will help reduce the funding costs and reduce risks.

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