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Meaning of “numerical” in the English Dictionary

"numerical" in British English

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numericaladjective

uk   /njuːˈmer.ɪ.kl̩/  us   /nuː-/
involving or ​expressed in ​numbers: a numerical ​calculation numerical ​skill/​ability Keep ​yourfiles in numerical order. The UN ​forces have a numerical ​superiority over the ​rebels (= there are more of the UN ​forces).
numerically
adverb uk   us   /-kəl.i/
to be numerically ​superior
(Definition of numerical from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"numerical" in American English

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numericaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /nuˈmer·ɪ·kəl/
involving or ​expressed in ​numbers: numerical ​ability Keep ​yourfiles in numerical ​order.
(Definition of numerical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"numerical" in Business English

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numericaladjective

uk   /njuːˈmerɪkl/  us   /nuːˈmerɪkəl/ (also numeric)
involving or shown by a ​series of ​numbers: The phone's voice-recognition ​systemconverts the ​sound into numerical ​data. The ​site gives numerical ​ratings for ​lawyers to ​helpconsumerssearching for ​legaladvice. He ​applies good numerical reasoning ​skills to ​data.
numerically
adverb /njuːˈmerɪkli/  us /nuːˈmerɪkli/
The ​risks involved can then be ​ranked numerically.
(Definition of numerical from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “numerical”
in Chinese (Simplified) 数字的, 以数字表示的…
in Turkish sayısal…
in Russian числовой, цифровой…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數字的, 以數字表示的…
in Polish numeryczny…
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