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(nou) the number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros; in the United Kingdom the usage followed in the United States is frequently seen (nou) a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole) (nou) the number that is represented as a one followed by 9 zeros
Rowling is the billion dollar gorilla in the room.
The current population of the world is close to 7 billion.
The population of 2142 is in the area of 15 billion people.
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