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Trillion

1. In the short form, one million million. In business and economics, the GDP of highly developed countries is often given in trillions of dollars.

2. In the long form, one million million million. This is increasingly called one quintillion.
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Agency : One trillion won, Gyeonggi-do Office of Education School
Insight Research Corporation's 2006 Telecommunications Industry Review predicts the wireless services market will approach one trillion dollars (US) by 2010 and represent more than 55 percent of the entire telecommunications market.
today announced that it will demonstrate at the 2006 DAC that its MAX layout editor is capable of redisplaying in real time an integrated circuit (IC) design with over one trillion transistors.
With more than one trillion dollars locked into VAs right now, consumers are paying at least $13 billion(1) each year in insurance fees alone.
The two main contracts, the Eurodollar and Euribor regularly trade in excess of one trillion dollars and euros of US and European interest rates each day.
GSM users now send one trillion text messages each year
In due course, over one trillion postal items will be tagged yearly, making this the second largest application of RFID in the world after the retail supply chain.