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Meaning of “six” in the English Dictionary

"six" in British English

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sixnumber

uk   us   /sɪks/
A1 the ​number 6: Look for a ​bus with a ​number six on the ​front of it. "How many ​grandchildren do you have now?" "I've got six."
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sixnoun [C]

uk   us   /sɪks/
in ​cricket, six runs (= ​points)scored when the ​playerhits the ​ball to the ​edge of the ​playingarea without it ​touching the ​ground first: Richards ​hit a six.
(Definition of six from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"six" in American English

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sixnumber

 us   /sɪks/
6: My ​sister is six. a six-sided ​figure Six can also ​mean six o’clock.
(Definition of six from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “six”
in Korean 여섯, 6…
in Arabic سِتّة…
in Malaysian enam, umur enam tahun…
in French six, six ans…
in Russian шесть…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數字六…
in Italian sei…
in Turkish altı rakamı…
in Polish sześć…
in Spanish seis, seis años…
in Vietnamese số sáu, sáu tuổi…
in Portuguese seis…
in Thai จำนวนหก, อายุหกปี…
in German die Sechs…
in Catalan sis…
in Japanese 6, 6の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数字6…
in Indonesian enam, umur…
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