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number uk   /ˈhʌn.drəd/ ( plural hundred or hundreds) us  
A2 the number 100: We've driven a/one hundred miles in the last two hours. "How many children are there in the school?" "About three hundred." That dress costs hundreds of dollars.a hundred/hundreds of sth B2 informal a large number: There were hundreds of people at the pool today. There are a hundred shirts waiting to be ironed.the hundreds numbers between 100 and 1,000: He expects the total amount to be in the low hundreds.the eighteen hundreds, nineteen hundreds, etc. the years of a particular century: The house was built in the sixteen hundreds.one hundred, two hundred, etc. hours used to say the time using the 24-hour system, especially used in the military: Breakfast is at seven hundred hours.
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in Korean 100…
in Arabic مائة, مِئة…
in French cent(aine), cent, cent ans…
in Turkish yüz…
in Italian cento…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數字)100…
in Russian сто…
in Polish sto, setka…
in Spanish cien, cien años, cientos (de)…
in Portuguese cem, centena…
in German das Hundert, die Hundert, der Hunderter…
in Catalan cent…
in Japanese 100…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数字)100…
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