Translation of million in Spanish:


millón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmɪljən/

See Spanish definition of millón


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    millón masculine
    → see also hundred
    a million/two million people un millón/dos millones de personas
    • millions of times millones de veces
    • a certain firm not a million miles away una empresa de por aquí, vamos a no dar nombres …
    • she's one in a million es única, como ella no hay dos
    • the chances are one in a million la probabilidad es de uno en un millón
    • Nearly half a million people could benefit from a new scheme aimed at reducing hospital waiting lists.
    • Between them they will buy more than a million tickets for thousands of shows.
    • In this way, it is estimated that some half a million people will be pushed off benefits.
    • About half a million Dominicans live in New York, making it one of its largest immigrant groups.
    • The United Nations currently estimates that half a million people have so far been displaced.
    • When up to half a million people took to the streets, there was no looting.
    • More than half a million people need to go to the doctor, and a third of these end up in hospital.
    • Electoral officials in Ohio say they have recorded half a million new voters since March.
    • In Yorkshire alone, nearly half a million homes are at risk of low demand and abandonment.
    • Last year the centre attracted a million visitors, half of whom visited the library.
    • Organisers countered by claiming that at least half a million people joined the demo.
    • Last year more than half a million homes were left empty for at least a month at a time.
    • Prehistory spans an almost inconceivably long time, perhaps as much as half a million years.
    • Nearly half a million metric tonnes of cereal food aid is needed over the next six months.
    • At its peak the British auxiliary forces consisted of nearly half a million members.
    • As a result, the album was a relative flop, failing to sell even one million copies.
    • Despite the lucrative land sales, the village had only three million yuan in its accounts.
    • Experts say this could rise to six million barrels a day within five years with the right investment and control.
    • The total figures might have reached ten million by the end of the past century.
    • One radar sweep covers 6 million cubic miles.
    • Influenza, whose genes evolve a million times faster than ours, is a master of adaptability.
    • Suddenly it's nearly Christmas and I still have a million and one things to do.
    • I have no idea where she is or what she's doing, and my mind is running at a million miles an hour.
    • I have a million and one things to do in the house and my motivation is still on extended vacation.
    • You will see how my anxiety level went from zero to a million over the span of an hour.
    • I drove a sports car about a week ago and the brakes are about a million times better than that.
    • He points out that they often find their finished product a million miles away from the original concept.
    • They stand to lose millions in revenue following the discovery of one infected cow in Alberta in May this year.
    • Didn't they invest a few million into the company a few years ago?
    • I ran into a group of people who will pay big money - millions - to the person who solves their one problem.
    • There is no way any of us are going to get her an elite card, not even if we won a million on the lottery.
    • It has cost that state multiple millions of dollars.
    • Although the discrepancy may not look large, it is likely to represent very significant sums of money when multiplied by millions of customers.
    • Multiply that by millions of digital photographers and you are talking about a lot of digital information.
    • A lack of aid and an abundance of problems threaten millions in Southern Africa.
    • Now multiply that by millions of students and other computer users and the problem comes into sharp focus.
    • Its advantages are formidable: abundant cheap labor, millions of talented engineers, good infrastructure.
    • Liquid water is the basic requirement for life, and Earth's abundant supply supports millions of organisms.
    • All the energy built up by the twisting of the plasma is suddenly released, as if millions of atomic bombs exploded in just a few seconds.
    • Voice is the one application that every business uses, with millions of telephone calls being made every day.
    • Their violation costs employers multiple millions of dollars and widespread condemnation.
    • She realized her own experience must be multiplied by millions and wrote a guide to coping with depression on the job.
    • We had many cases that involved multiple defendants and millions of dollars of counterfeit money.
    • What parent - Morgan among them - would want their child's every misstep or embarrassment exaggerated and witnessed by millions?
    • Some in Mexico view the exodus of millions of people as an embarrassment while others as an escape valve for social unrest.
    • Despite the abundance, there are still millions of people who go without water, or have to battle to get drips for consumption.
    • New banking providers also have to recognise, he said, that there are still millions of customers who have never used a telephone to talk to their bank.
    • To provide that level of service we would be talking about spending literally millions of pounds.
    • Where is the evidence of fossils being millions of years old?
    • He should give some thought to the millions of viewers disenfranchised by the sell-out.
    • In most countries, ensuring all children improved access to basic services would require millions - not billions - of dollars.