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English definition of “number”
/ˈnʌm·bər/ n [C/U] (AMOUNT)
› an amount or total: [C] A large number of tickets were sold almost immediately. [C] Large numbers of people (= A lot of people) crowded the streets. [U] Quite a number of (= Many) cases of the flu have been reported already. › A number of things is several of them: [U] There were a number of causes for the accident. › Any number of things is a lot of them: [U] He’d already heard any number of excuses.