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Translation of "number" - English-Russian dictionary

number

noun [C]     /ˈnʌmbər/
SYMBOL
A1 a symbol or word used in a counting system or used to show the position or order of something число Think of a number smaller than 100. The Prime Minister lives at number 10, Downing Street. Look at item number three on your agenda.Numbers generally
GROUP OF NUMBERS
A1 a group of numbers that represents something номер What's your phone number? Each person receives a membership number when they join.Numbers generally
AMOUNT
B1 an amount число, количество a small number of (= a few) a large number of (= many) There were a number of (= several) soldiers present at the rally. Scientists have noticed a drop in the number of song birds in Britain. →  See also cardinal number , ordinal number , phone number , telephone number General words for size and amountSome and quite
(Definition of number noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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