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English definition of “sum”


noun [C] (CALCULATION)    /sʌm/
a calculation , especially a simple one, using such processes as adding , taking away, multiplying , or dividing : I remember how much I hated doing sums when I was at school .Calculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and division
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