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English definition of “figure”

figure

noun [C] (NUMBER)    /ˈfɪɡ.ər/ US  /-jʊr/
B1 the symbol for a number or an amount expressed in numbers: Can you read this figure? Is it a three or an eight? Write the amount in both words and figures. I looked quickly down the column of figures. He earns a six-figure salary (= an amount of money with six figures).Numbers generally in single/double figures C2 between 1 and 9/between 10 and 99: The job vacancies are now in double figures.Terms for numbers
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