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English definition of “number”

number

verb [L only + noun] (AMOUNT)    /ˈnʌm.bər/ US  /-bɚ/
C2 If people or things number a particular amount, there are this many of them: After the hurricane the homeless numbered over 200,000.Calculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and division
(Definition of number verb (AMOUNT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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