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four

number uk   /fɔːr/  us   /fɔːr/
A1 the number 4: Most animals have four legs. Their little girl is nearly four.
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four

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /fɔːr/  us   /fɔːr/
a team of four people in rowing, or the boat that they usehit a four in cricket, to get four runs by hitting the ball to the edge of the field
Translations of “four”
in Arabic أَرْبَعة…
in Korean 4, 사…
in Malaysian angka empat, berumur empat tahun…
in French quatre, quatre ans…
in Turkish dört rakamı…
in Italian quattro…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數位)四…
in Russian четыре…
in Polish cztery…
in Vietnamese số bốn, lên bốn…
in Spanish cuatro, cuatro años…
in Portuguese quatro…
in Thai ตัวเลข 4, อายุ 4 ปี…
in German die Vier…
in Catalan quatre…
in Japanese 4, 4の…
in Indonesian empat, umur…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数字)4…
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