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"quantifier" in British English

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quantifiernoun [C]

uk   /ˈkwɒn.tɪ.faɪ.ər/  us   /ˈkwɑːn.t̬ə.faɪ.ɚ/ specialized
a word or phrase that is used before a ​noun to show the ​amount of it that is being ​considered: "Some", "many", "a lot of", and "a few" are ​examples of quantifiers.
(Definition of quantifier from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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quantifiernoun [C]

 us   /ˈkwɑn·təˌfɑɪ·ər/
grammar a word or phrase that is used before a ​noun to show the ​amount of it that is being ​considered: "Some," "many," "a lot of," and "a few" are ​examples of quantifiers used in ​English.
(Definition of quantifier from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “quantifier”
in Spanish cuantificador…
in Vietnamese từ định lượng…
in Malaysian pengkuantiti…
in Thai คำหรือวลีแสดงจำนวน…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数)量词…
in Turkish nicelik sözcükleri/sıfatları…
in Russian квантификатор…
in Indonesian penanda jumlah…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數)量詞…
in Polish kwantyfikator…
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