Number

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Definition

a number: a figure, a digit (for example 18, 264, 6784); a quantity, an amount, a sum, a total
noun

a number of (people didn't come): several, some (people didn't come)
idiom

a (musical) number: a song, a piece of music

Examples

  • "- There's a couple of numbers missing from your social security."
  • "Oh, and I'll have a Moo goo gai pan that's a number 44 with extra pancakes."
  • "That's my favorite number, too!"
  • "You'd like my private minitel number?"
  • "He didn't like the name 'Baby number 3'."
  • "I've selected a number of provocative outfits for the shoot - Japanese schoolgirl, sexy nurse, dark-haired CEO of a perfume company."
  • "Baby number 3 : I am feeling absolutely stupendous, old chap!"
  • "Number of rooms required: 1"
  • "Watch closely: Baby number three, how are you feeling?"
  • "Now, let's take a look at baby number 3."

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