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English definition of “numerator”

numerator

noun [C]     /ˈnjuː.mə.reɪ.tər/ US  /ˈnuː.mə.reɪ.t̬ɚ/ specialized
the number above the line in a fraction: In the fraction ¾, 3 is the numerator. → Compare denominatorFractions
(Definition of numerator noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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