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number

noun
 
/ˈnʌm·bər/
A1 a symbol or word used in a counting system
número
Think of a number between 1 and 100.
A1 a group of numbers that represents something
número
What is your phone number?
B1 an amount
número, quantidade
We contacted a large number of people.
a number of… many
vários…
There have been a number of problems.
(Definition of number noun from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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