Translation of "number" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈnʌm.bər/ us /ˈnʌm.bɚ/

number noun (SYMBOL)

A1 [ C ] (a sign or symbol representing) a unit that forms part of the system of counting and calculating

25, 300, and a billion are all numbers. 25 300和10億都是數字。
She's very good with numbers (= good at adding, subtracting, etc.). 她非常擅長數字運算。

A1 [ C ] written abbreviation no. a number that is used to mark a particular example of something

They live at number 34 Orchard Street. 他們住在果園街34號。
Please write your credit card number on this form. 請把你的信用卡號寫在這張表格上。
What's our flight number? 我們的航班號碼是多少?

A1 [ C ] written abbreviation no. a phone number

I gave him my number. 我把自己的電話號碼給了他。

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number noun (AMOUNT)

B1 [ S, + sing/pl verb ] an amount or total

The number of people killed in traffic accidents fell last month. 上個月,死於交通事故的人數有所下降。
There has been an increasing number of cases of the disease. 患這種病的人數持續上升。
A small number of children are educated at home. 少數孩子在家接受教育。
A large number of invitations has been sent. 已經發出大量請柬。
Letters of complaint were surprisingly few in number (= there were not many of them). 投訴信出乎意料的少。
numbers [ plural ]

a number of a particular description

Small numbers of children are educated at home. 少數孩子在家接受教育。
Large numbers of invitations were sent. 已經發出大量請柬。
Newspapers are produced in vast numbers. 報紙發行量巨大。
a number of things

B2 several of a particular type of thing

I decided not to go, for a number of reasons. 我決定不去,有幾個理由。

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number noun (PARTICULAR THING)

[ C ] a particular copy of a magazine

Do you have last week's number of the New Yorker? 你有上周那期《紐約客》雜誌嗎?
He's got all the back numbers (= previous copies) of the magazine. 他保存了這本雜誌過去的所有刊本。

[ C ] informal a piece of clothing, especially a dress, that you admire

She was wearing a stylish Dior number. 她身穿一條時尚的迪奧長裙。

[ C ] US slang a person with a particular characteristic

He's a real sexy number, don't you think? 他真性感,你不覺得嗎?

[ C ] a short tune or song

Sing one of those romantic numbers. 唱一支那種情歌吧。

[ C usually singular ] mainly US informal something that is often said

He tried the usual/that old number about how his wife didn't understand him. 他又重施故技,訴說妻子如何不理解他。


uk /ˈnʌm.bər/ us /ˈnʌm.bɚ/

number verb (WRITE SYMBOL)

C1 [ T ] to give something a number in a series and usually to write this number on it

All the folders have been carefully numbered and filed away. 所有檔夾都被精心編號存檔。
Number the pages from one to ten. 從一到十標上頁碼。

number verb (AMOUNT)

C2 [ L only + noun ] If people or things number a particular amount, there are this many of them.

After the hurricane the homeless numbered over 200,000. 颶風過後,總數超過20萬人無家可歸。

(Translation of “number” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)