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English definition of “digit”

digit

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdɪdʒɪt/
any one of the ten written numbers 0 to 9: Your password should contain a mixture of letters and digits. a four-digit/10-digit, etc. number
single/double/triple, etc. digit used to say whether a number is between 1 and 9, between 10 and 99, between 101 and 999, etc.: He forecast that double-digit inflation would return. single-digit, etc. losses/gainsin single/double, etc. digits His popularity has fallen so far, his poll ratings are now in single digits. → Compare figure noun
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