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count towards sth

phrasal verb with count uk   us   /kaʊnt/ verb
C2 to be part of what is needed to complete or achieve something: The work that the students do during the year will count towards their final degrees.
Translations of “count towards sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 算作…的一部分…
in Russian засчитывать(ся)…
in Turkish çalışmanın/başarının gerekli bir bölümünü oluşturmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 算作…的一部分…
in Polish liczyć się do czegoś…
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