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thousand

thow zuhnd

  • n  the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
  • s  denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units

  • "Something on the order of several hundred thousand soldiers are probably, you know, a figure that would be required.
  • After his arrest on July 22, 1991, Dahmer was sentenced to nearly a thousand years in jail.
  • Story openings --ledes in reporter jargon--have to grab, whether they be for a five hundred word news piece or a thousand page novel ("I was in bed with my catamite when Ali the .
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  • Kent Conrad in ABC News
    If I'm a business person, it's unlikely if you give me a several-thousand-dollar credit that I'm going to hire people if I can't sell the products they're producing,said Sen. Kent Conrad, DN.D., a member of the Senate Finance Committee after...
  • Sidney Crosby in msnbc.com
    Being in Canada, that's the opportunity of a lifetime. You dream of that a thousand times growing up. For it to come true is amazing. Our team worked so unbelievably hard,Crosby said. "Today was really tough, especially when they got a...

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