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"nine" in British English

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ninenumber

uk   /naɪn/ us   /naɪn/
A1 the number 9: The children go to bed at nine (o'clock). a nine-month prison sentence
nine to five
describing or relating to work that begins at nine o'clock in the morning and finishes at five, the hours worked in many offices from Monday to Friday: a nine-to-five routine She's tired of working nine to five.

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

"nine" in American English

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ninenumber

us   /nɑɪn/
9: My sister is nine. a nine-month prison sentence
Nine can also mean nine o’clock.
(Definition of nine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nine”
in Korean 9, 구…
in Arabic تِسْعة…
in Malaysian sembilan, sembilan tahun…
in French neuf…
in Russian девять…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數字)9…
in Italian nove…
in Turkish dokuz…
in Polish dziewięć…
in Spanish nueve, nueve años…
in Vietnamese số chín, ở chín tuổi…
in Portuguese nove…
in Thai เลขเก้า, อายุเก้าปี…
in German Neun, die Neun…
in Catalan nou…
in Japanese 9, 9の…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数字)9…
in Indonesian sembilan, tahun…
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