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## How do you abbreviate billion in French?

when abbreviated in English billion becomes bln, in French would milliard become mld or what is the correct abbreviation?

## How do you abbreviate million in French?

There is no universally-accepted abbreviation for million or milliard. Neither the Trésor de la langue française nor the Petit Robert mentions one.

## How much is a billion in France?

To Americans and the French, a billion means a thousand millions (1,000,000,000, or 10 to the ninth, what some British call a milliard, a term that seems never to have been widely accepted).

## How do you express billions?

1,000,000,000 (one billion, short scale; one thousand million or milliard, yard, long scale) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001. One billion can also be written as b or bn. In standard form, it is written as 1 × 10^{9}.

## Does million take an s in French?

Millions, billions etc

Note that millions does take an -s in the plural. When followed by a noun, numbers like million must be used with the preposition de. So the French for ‘a million people’ is un million de personnes; the French for ‘three and a half million trees’ is trois millions cinq cent mille d’arbres.

## How many millions are in a quadrillion?

A thousand million millions. We could also think of it as a thousand trillion or a million billion.

## How much zeros does a billion have?

If you write a 1 followed by nine zeros, you get 1,000,000,000 = one billion! That’s a lot of zeros! Astronomers often deal with even larger numbers such as a trillion (12 zeros) and a quadrillion (15 zeros).

## What is MDS?

GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW) French term or phrase: Mds EUR. English translation: EUR XXX billion.

## Is M million or milliard?

“M” is definitely “million”.

## How would you describe a billion?

A billion is a number with two distinct definitions:

- 1,000,000,000, i.e. one thousand million, or 10
^{9}(ten to the ninth power), as defined on the short scale. This is now the meaning in all English dialects. - 1,000,000,000,000, i.e. one million million, or 10
^{12}(ten to the twelfth power), as defined on the long scale.

## How do you write numbers in French?

French Numbers 1 to 100

- 0 — zero.
- 1 — un.
- 2 — deux.
- 3 — trois.
- 4 — quatre.
- 5 — cinq.
- 6 — six.
- 7 — sept.

## What is a million in numbers?

One million (1,000,000), or one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999,999 and preceding 1,000,001.

## How do you write a billion dollars in a paper?

A billion is a thousand million (1,000,000,000), not a million million. Write billions as 6 billion or 6bn, not 6,000,000,000.

## How do you write a million dollars in short?

Generally, the abbreviation with two M’s is preferred in finance. So a million dollars is written as $1MM.