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six

number uk   /sɪks/ us  
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   /sɪks/ us  
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 Korean 여섯, 6…
in Arabic سِتّة…
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 Spanish seis, seis años…
in Portuguese seis…
in German die Sechs…
in Catalan sis…
in Japanese 6, 6の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数字6…
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