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tril·lion

trillion

 
pronunciation:
trIl yn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: trillion, trillions
definition 1: the number that is equal to one thousand times one billion; 1,000,000,000,000.
definition 2: a very large number that is not named exactly.
I have a trillion of these little things to take care of today.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being one trillion in number.
It will take over a trillion dollars to pay off our national debt.
definition 2: being a very large number that is not named exactly.
There must be a trillion grains of sand on this beach.
derivations: trillionth (adj.), trillionth (n.)
Word Parts  About this feature
The word trillion contains the following parts:
mill, milli, -illion Latin root that means thousand
tri Latin root that means three