Translation of "number" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

number

noun uk /ˈnʌm.bər/ us /ˈnʌm.bɚ/
SYMBOL 符號

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

數字
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

號碼;…號
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

電話號碼
I gave him my number. 我把自己的電話號碼給了他。
AMOUNT 數量

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

數目;總數
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

數量
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

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

[ S, + sing/pl verb ] a group of people

一群人
On the trip, one of our number fell ill. 旅行期間,我們當中有個人病倒了。
PARTICULAR THING 某個事物

[ C ] a particular copy of a magazine

(雜誌的)期,號
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

(令人欣賞的)衣服,(尤指)連衣裙
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

具有…特徵的人
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

短曲;短歌
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

常說的事
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。
verb uk /ˈnʌm.bər/ us /ˈnʌm.bɚ/
WRITE SYMBOL 寫作符號

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

給…編號;給…標號碼
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。
AMOUNT 數量

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

(數量)多達,共計有
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)