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"Five hundred thousand" is an adjective which is often translated as "quinientos mil", and "one million" is an adjective which is often translated as "un millón". Learn more about the difference between "five hundred thousand" and "one million" below.
five hundred thousand
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. quinientos mil
I can't believe it! Five-hundred thousand people visited New York that day.¡No lo puedo creer! Quinientas mil personas visitaron Nueva York ese día.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (number)
a. el quinientos mil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A group of five-hundred thousand marched to the capital today.Un grupo de quinientos mil marcharon a la capital hoy.
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one million(
wuhn
 
mihl
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yihn
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. un millón
More than one million people live in Dallas.En Dallas viven más de un millón de personas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (number)
a. el millón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
One thousand is the square root of one million.Mil es la raíz cuadrada de un millón.
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