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count

noun
 
 
/kaʊnt/
NUMBER [C] an occasion when you count something, or the total number you get after counting: [usually singular] At the last count there were 410 club members.Numbering and counting
lose count to forget how many of something there is: I've lost count of the number of times she's arrived late.Forgetting and forgetfulnessNumbering and counting
on all/both/several, etc counts in all, both, several, etc parts of a situation, argument, etc: I had been wrong on both counts.Situations and circumstances
RANK [C] ( also Count) a man of high social rank in some European countriesRoyalty, aristocracy and titles
CRIME [C] one of the times that someone has been accused of a particular crime: He was charged with two counts of assault. → See also pollen countTaking legal action
(Definition of count noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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