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I searched the forum but couldn't find the clear meaning of "hundreds of thousands" or "tens of thousands". I am looking for the exact definition of these two phrases. Please help!
Thanks in advance.
"tens of thousands" - 20,000 to 99,999.
Anonymous:But both expressions are typically used idiomatically to mean "a very large number".
Summer3Dear friends,Tens of thousands: 10,000; 20,000; 30,000 etc.
Hundreds of thousands: 100,000; 200,000; 300,000 etc.
Anonymous:I too am looking for the meaning! Please let me know if you find out. I feel like a dog chasing it's tail! The words are used recklessly. I seriously doubt the people using the term know the number. Thanks, Lisa
Anonymous:good estimate...good guess...
Anonymous:'Hundreds of thousands' means Hundreds Multiply By Thousands (100x*1000x=100000x) i.e. Lacs or millions
'Tens of hundreds' means Tens Multiply By Hundreds (10x*100x=1000x) i.e. Thousands
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