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digitnoun [C]

us   /ˈdɪdʒ·ɪt/
  • digit noun [C] (NUMBER)

mathematics any one of the numbers 0 through 9: 6735 is a four-digit number.
  • digit noun [C] (FINGER)

one of the fingers or toes
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digitnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɪdʒɪt/ us  
any one of the ten written numbers 0 to 9: Your password should contain a mixture of letters and digits. a four-digit/10-digit, etc. number
single/double/triple, etc. digit
used to say whether a number is between 1 and 9, between 10 and 99, between 101 and 999, etc.: He forecast that double-digit inflation would return. single-digit, etc. losses/gainsin single/double, etc. digits His popularity has fallen so far, his poll ratings are now in single digits.
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Translations of “digit”
in Korean 숫자…
in Arabic رَقَم…
in Malaysian angka, jari…
in French chiffre, doigt, orteil…
in Russian цифра…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數字, (零到九中的任一)數字…
in Italian cifra…
in Turkish sayı, basamak…
in Polish cyfra…
in Spanish dígito, dedo…
in Vietnamese con số, ngón tay, ngón chân…
in Portuguese dígito…
in Thai ตัวเลข, นิ้ว…
in German die Stelle, der Finger, die Zehe…
in Catalan dígit…
in Japanese (数字の)けた…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数字, (0到9中的任一)数字…
in Indonesian angka, jari…
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