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|English to German translations [PRO]|
|English term or phrase: MM|
|€10,8 MM in new shares |
2,5 MM shares
Is this a common abbreviation for million or something totally different?
"," instead of "." is also disturbing me: 2.5 million or 2.5 billion??
Thnx in advance!!
PS: No further context available, just those numbers
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million (in money)
mm is originally a term from the oil industry for "millions" and I seem to remember that the reason tey used "mm" instead of the usual "m", is that they wanted to make a differentiation between unit and money.
Your context however seems to show that the abbreviation is being used both with a currency abbreviation and without. In that combination it would seem that the "€ 10,8 mm" is money and the "2,5 mm" is millions of shares.
The URL below gives more than 600 sites using this abbreviation, but I have not been able to find one that gices a conclusive answer.
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