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English definition of “score”

score

noun (TWENTY)    /skɔːr/ US  /skɔːr/
[C usually singular] (plural score) formal 20 or approximately 20: He lived to be three score years and ten (= until he was 70 years old).Groups of things according to number by the score formal in large numbers: People are leaving the Nationalist Party by the score.Large in number or quantity scores [plural] a lot of things or people: Benjamin received cards from scores of local well-wishers.Masses and large amounts of things
(Definition of score noun (TWENTY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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