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English definition of “number”

number

verb [T] (WRITE SYMBOL)    /ˈnʌm.bər/ US  /-bɚ/
C1 to give something a number in a series and usually to write this number on it: All the folders have been carefully numbered and filed away. Number the pages from one to ten.Numbering and counting
(Definition of number verb (WRITE SYMBOL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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