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"four" in British English

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fournumber

uk   /fɔːr/  us   /fɔːr/
A1 the ​number 4: Most ​animals have four ​legs. Their little ​girl is ​nearly four.

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fournoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /fɔːr/  us   /fɔːr/
a ​team of four ​people in rowing, or the ​boat that they use
hit a four
UK in ​cricket, to get four ​runs by ​hitting the ​ball to the ​edge of the ​field

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

"four" in American English

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fournumber

 us   /fɔr, foʊr/
4: A ​square has four ​sides. a four-part ​televisionseries
Four can also ​mean four o’clock.
(Definition of four from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “four”
in Korean 4, 사…
in Arabic أَرْبَعة…
in Malaysian angka empat, berumur empat tahun…
in French quatre, quatre ans…
in Russian четыре…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數位)四…
in Italian quattro…
in Turkish dört rakamı…
in Polish cztery…
in Spanish cuatro, cuatro años…
in Vietnamese số bốn, lên bốn…
in Portuguese quatro…
in Thai ตัวเลข 4, อายุ 4 ปี…
in German die Vier…
in Catalan quatre…
in Japanese 4, 4の…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数字)4…
in Indonesian empat, umur…
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