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  • adjective of a numerical amount Counted in the hundreds of thousands; 100,000 to 999,999.


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  • NOTED: The House Majority PAC is launching what it describes as a six-figure paid advertising effort today against Robert Turner.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • This was the same writer who blew a six-figure advance because he was unable to produce a book during three much less hectic years, the same writer who between his 1995 masterpiece and Audacity had written nothing deeper than an occasional lame column for a community newsletter.

    Deconstructing Obama

  • As glossily packaged collector's items, coffee-table tomes can fetch up to six-figure sums.

    The world's most expensive photography books

  • Justice means that when our men and women serving in the military, veterans and their families, who sacrifice their lives and a normal family life for our freedom, see their paychecks frozen, while at the same time Wall Street traders grumble about the size of six-figure bonuses and Fortune 500 companies report soaring profits, we must remedy these injustices with urgency.

    Dr. Paul Zeitz: Let Freedom Ring -- Now! Now!!

  • At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management, which has conducted its interviews internally for a decade, with a half-dozen admissions officers traversing the globe to conduct 850 to 900 interviews annually, admissions director Rod Garcia says the endeavor has a five- or six-figure price tag.

    B-Schools Send Rejections to Unlikely Group: Alumni

  • This is because the jockey still owes a six-figure sum following his failed attempt to get the ban lifted by the high court last year.

    BHA experts reject banned jockey Dean McKeown's fresh evidence

  • Council member Sekou Biddle now says he does not support raising taxes on six-figure District residents, seeking to clarify comments he made earlier in the week to The Washington Post.

    D.C. Council member Biddle walks back from taxing the rich

  • Later, oversharing personal information as usual, he reported he'd already sold 110,000 copies, more than covering the hour-long film's six-figure production cost it was shot with six cameras.

    Batman Appears—As a Coming Attraction

  • Rod Blagojevich got a six-figure book deal that is due in October.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • A student who finances an expensive education and then pursues a career with meager salaries could be sticking taxpayers with five- or even six-figure losses by year 20.

    Student Body Left


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