Les chiffres : l’accord de cent et vingt
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Les chiffres : l’accord de cent et vingtCent (hundred) and vingt (twenty) are invariable (they don’t change form) when followed by another number.
quatre cent quatre-vingt-deux (482)
Cent and vingt take an s when no number follows.
Six cents (600)
Huit cent quatre-vingts (880)
• Cent and vingt take an s when followed by milliers (thousand), millions (million) and milliards (billion). These terms are considered to be nouns, not numbers.
Quatre-vingts millions d’euros. (80 million euros)
• Mille (thousand) is always invariable, and never takes the plural form.
Deux mille (2000)
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