Noun(1) the number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros; in the United Kingdom the usage followed in the United States is frequently seen(2) a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole(3) the number that is represented as a one followed by 9 zeros
Adjective(1) denoting a quantity consisting of one thousand million items or units in the United States(2) denoting a quantity consisting of one million million items or units in Great Britain
(1) Also one of the biggest gambling days of the year with two billion dollars, we know of, bet on the game.(2) Gates but he's at the point where an extra billion dollars in his bank account probably makes him physically sick.(3) The Chinese admiral after whom the US Navy just named a billion dollar warship, for example.(4) to the power of a billion(5) That would have been like that one billion dollars suddenly turning into one trillion.(6) Measurements of infrared light reveal that the black hole has a mass equivalent to three billion suns.(7) That said this movie is sure to make at least a quarter billion in US dollars by year's end.(8) Three billion dollars more are going into health, but there are fewer operations.(9) Right now, more than half a billion of the world's children are living on less than 55p a day.(10) It would be the best two and a half billion ever spent for the legacy an Olympics would give to British sport.(11) He proposed a budget increase of twelve billion dollars over the next five years.(12) War with Iraq will cost anything from fifty to a hundred billion dollars or more.(13) two billion people(14) All of this amounts to eight billion dollars in lost revenue for the federal government.(15) They export more than three and a half billion dollars worth of liquefied natural gas a year.(16) There is so much talk about the billion of dollars of reconstruction money.
(1) one billion :: een miljard
1. zillion ::
2. jillion ::
4. million ::
5. gazillion ::
Different Formsbillion, billions, billionth, billionths
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