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mil·liard

 (mĭl′yərd, -yärd′, mĭl′ē-ärd′)
n. Chiefly British
The cardinal number equal to 109.

[French, from Old French milliart, from milion, million; see million.]

milliard

(ˈmɪlɪˌɑːd; ˈmɪljɑːd)
n
(Mathematics) Brit (no longer in technical use) one thousand million. US and Canadian equivalent: billion
[C19: from French]

mil•liard

(ˈmɪl yərd, -yɑrd)

n. Brit.
one thousand millions; equivalent to U.S. billion.
[1785–95; < French; see milli-, -ard]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.milliard - a billion; "in England they call one thousand million a milliard"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
1000000000, one thousand million, billion - the number that is represented as a one followed by 9 zeros
Translations
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miljard
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milliard

[ˈmɪlɪɑːd] N (Brit) → mil millones mpl

milliard

n (Brit) → Milliarde f
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