number translate English to French: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "number" - English-French dictionary


noun /ˈnambə/
(sometimes abbreviated to noplural noswhen written in front of a figure ) a word or figure showing eg how many of something there are, or the position of something in a series etc
nombre; numéro
Seven was often considered a magic number Answer nos 1–10 of exercise 2.
a (large) quantity or group (of people or things)
un grand nombre de
He has a number of records There were a large number of people in the room.
one issue of a magazine
the autumn number.
a popular song or piece of music
He sang his most popular number.
numberless adjective very many.
number-plate noun one of the metal plates carried on the front and back of a motor vehicle showing the registration number of the vehicle.
plaque d’immatriculation
his etc days are numbered he etc won’t last much longer
ses jours sont comptés
He’s seriously ill and his days are clearly numbered.
without number very many
I’ve told him times without number (= very often) not to do that.
a number of, meaning ‘several’, is plural: A number of boys are absent today. the number of, meaning ‘the total quantity of’ is singular: The number of girls in the class is small.
(Definition of number from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


showing no fear of dangerous or difficult things

Word of the Day

There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized

Read More 

conversational user interface noun
conversational user interface noun
November 30, 2015
a computer interface that provides information to users in normal, conversational speech in response to spoken requests Nearly every major tech company—from Amazon to Intel to Microsoft to Google—is chasing the sort of conversational user interface that Kaplan and his colleagues at PARC imagined decades ago.

Read More