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English definition of “score”

score

noun
 
 
/skɔːr/
POINTS [C] B1 the number of points someone gets in a game or test: a high/low score What's the score?Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
scores of sth a large number of people or things: Scores of teenage girls were waiting to get his autograph.Masses and large amounts of things
MUSIC [C] a printed piece of musicTechnical music terms
on that/this score about the thing or subject which you have just discussed: The company will pay your travel expenses, so don't worry on that score.Topics and areas of interest
(Definition of score noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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