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(Definition of “prime number” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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prime numbernoun [ C ]

us /ˈprɑɪm ˈnʌm·bər/

mathematics a number that cannot be divided by any other number except itself and the number 1

(Definition of “prime number” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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