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English definition of “strong”


adjective [after noun] (IN NUMBER)    /strɒŋ/ US  /strɑːŋ/
having the stated number of people, members, etc.: Our social club is currently about 80 strong. → See also strengthGeneral words for size and amount
(Definition of strong adjective (IN NUMBER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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