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British English: /ˈθaʊz(ə)nd/
American English: /ˈθaʊz(ə)nd/

Translation of thousand in German:


  • 1 a or one thousand two/several thousand
    zweitausend/mehrere Tausend
    one and a half thousand
    a or one thousand and one
    a or one thousand and one people
    [ein]tausendundeine Person
    a Thousand and one Nights
    Tausendundeine Nacht
  • 2a thousand [and one] [figurative] (innumerable)
    tausend [informal]
    a thousand thanks a thousand apologies
    ich bitte tausendmal um Entschuldigung pity 1 2 , → time 1 6


  • 1 (number) a or one/two thousand
    a thousand and one
    a thousand-to-one chance
    eine Chance von tausend zu eins
    she/this chance is one in a thousand [figurative]
    sie ist einmalig/das ist eine einmalige Chance
  • 2
    (symbol, written figure) Tausend Fem.
    (in adding numbers by columns) Tausender Mask. (Mathematics)
    (set or group) Tausend Neutr.
  • 3 (indefinite amount)thousands
    they came by the thousand or in their thousands
    sie kamen zu Tausenden
    thousands and thousands of people
    Tausend und Abertausend Menschen
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