Meaning of “Number Ten” in the English Dictionary

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"Number Ten" in British English

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Number Tennoun [ S, + sing/pl verb ]

uk /ˌnʌm.bə ˈten/ us /ˌnʌm.bɚ ˈten/ written abbreviation No. 10

the official home of the British prime minister in Downing Street, London, or the people who work for or represent the prime minister:

Number Ten announced tonight that the election will be on 6 April .

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

"Number Ten" in Business English

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Number Tennoun [ S ]

uk us POLITICS, GOVERNMENT

short for Number Ten Downing Street: the official home of the British Prime Minister, also used as a way of referring to the Prime Minister or to people who represent him or her:

Number Ten announced tonight that the election will be soon.

(Definition of “Number Ten” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)