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Meaning of “square” - Learner’s Dictionary

square

noun [C]     /skweər/
SHAPE
A2 a shape with four equal sides and four 90° anglesGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects
PLACE
A2 an open area with buildings around it, often in the centre of a town: Trafalgar SquareUrban and residential streetsGardens and yards
NUMBER
a number that results from multiplying a number by itself: The square of 3 is 9.Addition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculatingNumbers generally
→  See also fair and square , back to square one
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