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English definition of “HCF”


    /ˌeɪtʃ.siːˈef/ specialized
abbreviation for highest common factor: the highest number that a set of two or more different numbers can be divided by exactlyAddition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating
(Definition of HCF from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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