composite number Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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composite numbernoun [C]

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a positivenumber (= ​larger than zero) that can be ​divided by ​positivenumbers other than 1 and itself
(Definition of composite number from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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composite numbernoun [C]

 /kɑmˈpɑz·ɪt ˈnʌm·bər, kəm-/
mathematics a positive number (= ​larger than zero) that can be ​divided by ​positive numbers other than 1 and itself
(Definition of composite number from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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