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xnoun

uk   /eks/  us   /eks/
  • x noun (AMOUNT)

[U] used to represent a number, or the name of person or thing that is not known or stated: If 2x = 8, then x = 4. Witness x stated that she had seen Cooper on repeated occasions.
  • x noun (KISS)

[C] (plural x's) used at the end of an informal piece of writing to represent a kiss: Write soon, all my love, Katy xxx

xverb [T]

uk   /eks/  us   /eks/ (present tense x's, present participle x'ing, past tense and past participle x'ed) US
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xnoun [U]

 us   /eks/ (also X)
used to represent a number, or the name of person or thing, that is not known or stated: If 2x = 8, then x = 4.

Xnoun [C]

(plural X’s, Xs, x’s or xs) (also x)  us   /eks/
  • X noun [C] (LETTER)

the 24th letter of the English alphabet

Xnumber

(also x)  us   /eks, ten/
  • X number (NUMBER)

the Roman numeral for the number 10
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