A billion for the British


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In Britain, a billion is a million million, that is 1,000,000,000,000 whereas in the USA a billion equals a thousand million, what in figures stands for 1, 000,000, 000.

However, the British people have lately adopted the American way and therefore for them a billion equals a thousand million

http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/words/how-many-is-a-billion

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