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"MXP 1,446.5 miles de millones"

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13:09 Apr 4, 2008
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Bus/Financial - Mathematics & Statistics
Spanish term or phrase: "MXP 1,446.5 miles de millones"
La eterna confusión con los números...serían 1,446.5 billion (inglés de EU)?? La cifra corresponde a inversiones acumuladas de 10 años, nada más para que tengan una idea de su magnitud...
Krisz
Local time: 12:02
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Summary of answers provided
4 +2(1,446.5) thousand million (UK) / billion (USA)
Robert Copeland


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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
(1,446.5) thousand million (UK) / billion (USA)


Explanation:
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Note added at 10 mins (2008-04-04 13:20:09 GMT)
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Also (less commonly) called a milliard

billion - definition of billion by the Free Online Dictionary ...
milliard - a billion; "in England they call one thousand million a milliard" ...
`Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom ...
www.thefreedictionary.com/billion - 35k - Similar pages


Numbers and abbreviations in writing
The same goes for dollars and euros. Always make clear what currency you’re ...
1000000000 = a billion (one thousand million) (In the UK, a billion used to ...
www.ssdd.bcu.ac.uk/learner/writingguides/1.35.htm - 15k - Similar pages



Robert Copeland
United States
Local time: 13:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 24

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Rosa Elena Lozano Arton
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  -> Muchas gracias Rosa Elena!!!!!

agree  Gabriel Bustos
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