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count

noun
 
/kaʊnt/
the action of counting something, or the total number you get after counting: At the last count the club had 410 members.
lose count to forget how many of something there is: I’ve lost count of the number of times she’s arrived late.
Translations of “count”
in Korean 셈…
in Arabic إحْصاء…
in French comte…
in Turkish hesaplama, sayma, sayım…
in Italian conteggio, conte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數位, 計數,計算, 總數…
in Russian подсчет, граф, пункт обвинения…
in Polish obliczenie, hrabia, przypadek…
in Spanish conde…
in Portuguese contagem, conde…
in German der Graf…
in Catalan compte, recompte, nombre total…
in Japanese 計算…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数字, 计数,计算, 总数…
(Definition of count noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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