Meaning of “five” in the English Dictionary

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"five" in British English

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fivenumber

uk /faɪv/ us /faɪv/

A1 the number 5:

Five, four, three, two, one, blast-off!
I work five days a week.

More examples

  • He runs five miles every day.
  • There are five leaflets - please take one of each.
  • We plan to increase our exports over the next five years.
  • This building has five floors.
  • He eventually won the match after five gruelling sets.

(Definition of “five” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"five" in American English

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fivenumber

us /fɑɪv/

5:

We work five days a week.
a five-room apartment

Five can also mean five o’clock.

(Definition of “five” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)