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six

number uk   us   /sɪks/
A1 the number 6: Look for a bus with a number six on the front of it. "How many grandchildren do you have now?" "I've got six."
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noun [C] uk   us   /sɪks/
in cricket, six runs (= points) scored when the player hits the ball to the edge of the playing area without it touching the ground first: Richards hit a six.
Translations of “six”
in Arabic سِتّة…
in Korean 여섯, 6…
in Malaysian enam, umur enam tahun…
in French six, six ans…
in Turkish altı rakamı…
in Italian sei…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數字六…
in Russian шесть…
in Polish sześć…
in Vietnamese số sáu, sáu tuổi…
in Spanish seis, seis años…
in Portuguese seis…
in Thai จำนวนหก, อายุหกปี…
in German die Sechs…
in Catalan sis…
in Japanese 6, 6の…
in Indonesian enam, umur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数字6…
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