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"Number Ten" in British English

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Number Tennoun [S, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us   (written abbreviation No. 10)
the ​officialhome of the British ​primeminister in Downing Street, London, or the ​people who ​work for or ​represent the ​primeminister: Number Ten ​announcedtonight that the ​election will be on 6 ​April .
(Definition of Number Ten from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Number Ten" in Business English

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Number Tennoun [S]

uk   us   POLITICS, GOVERNMENT
short for Number Ten Downing Street: the ​officialhome of the British Prime Minister, also used as a way of referring to the Prime Minister or to ​people who ​represent him or her: Number Ten announced tonight that the ​election will be soon.
(Definition of Number Ten from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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