# M and MM

## English translation: tysiac, milion

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 English term or phrase: M and MM English translation: tysiac, milion Entered by:

 12:44 Oct 5, 2001
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 English term or phrase: M and MM In financial/business notation does M stand for thousand and MM for million? I have a document that talks about MM cf (cubic feet) and Mbbl = thousands of barrels?
 Piotr
 tysiac, milion Explanation:M = Roman numeral MM = million (oil industry) Jacek
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Jacek Krankowski
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 jgal
5tysiac, milionJacek Krankowski

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tysiac, milion

Explanation:
M = Roman numeral

MM = million (oil industry)

Jacek

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 Jacek KrankowskiPRO pts in pair: 15
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Explanation:
both mean million

M is used like K for thousand (it stands for 'mega', like K stands for 'kilo')

MM is used in industry (notably the oil industry), when talking about volumes - in cubic feet, cubic metres, etc...

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 jgalLocal time: 14:01Native speaker of: English, FrenchPRO pts in pair: 112

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