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Portuguese translation of “number”

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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