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  • 1 number of people — index population Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 a number of people — a number of things/reasons/people, etc. ► several things, reasons, people, etc.: »There are a number of factors currently influencing stock price fluctuations. Main Entry: ↑number …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 People's Liberation Army —   中国人民解放军   Emblem of the People s Liberation Army Founded August 1, 1927 Service branches …

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  • 4 People of Sheffield — People who wish to be identified as coming from Sheffield call themselves Sheffielders. The latest (2005) population estimate for the City of Sheffield is 520,700cite web |url=http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView …

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  • 5 People's correspondent — People s Correspondents, are a kind of amateur proletarian journalists who have filed reports from the frontlines about the march toward communism since the early years of the Soviet Union. Originally initiated by Vladimir Lenin as a tool for… …

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  • 6 number of — The expression a number of + plural noun, as in a number of people, normally takes a plural verb in both BrE and AmE, because the plural noun is regarded as the ‘head’ of the noun phrase and therefore as the real subject: • There have been a… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 number — or [num′bər] n. [ME nombre < OE < L numerus: see NOMY] 1. a symbol or word, or a group of either of these, showing how many or which one in a series: 1, 2, 10, 101 (one, two, ten, one hundred and one) are called cardinal numbers; 1st, 2d,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 People's Republic of China — Infobox Country native name = zh. 中华人民共和国 (Simplified Chinese characters) zh. 中華人民共和國 (Traditional Chinese characters) Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó conventional long name = People s Republic of China common name = People s Republic of China symbol… …

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  • 9 number — number1 W1S1 [ˈnʌmbə US bər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(number)¦ 2¦(phone)¦ 3¦(in a set/list)¦ 4¦(for recognizing somebody/something)¦ 5¦(amount)¦ 6 numbers 7¦(music)¦ 8¦(magazine)¦ 9 have somebody s number 10 black/elegant etc …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 number — 1 noun 1 NUMBER (C) a word or sign which represents an amount or a quantity: Add together the following numbers: 1027, 643, and 378. | high/low number: Choose a fairly low number under 100, say. | even number (=2, 4, 6, 8, 10 etc) | odd number… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 number — ▪ I. number num‧ber 1 [ˈnʌmbə ǁ bər] noun 1. [countable] a series of numbers used to identify someone or something: • He checked the number on the file. • Your account number is the last set of numbers on the bottom of your cheque. • Please quote …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 number — [[t]nʌ̱mbə(r)[/t]] ♦ numbers, numbering, numbered 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A number is a word such as two , nine , or twelve , or a symbol such as 1, 3, or 47. You use numbers to say how many things you are referring to or where something comes… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 People's Sunday — The People s Sunday celebrations are held on the first Sunday of Lent at Żabbar, Malta, popularly known as Ħadd in Nies, are living recollections of the centuries old devotion to Our Lady of Graces ( Il Madonna tal Grazzja ). The Maltese name of… …

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  • 14 number — noun 1》 an arithmetical value, expressed by a word, symbol, or figure, representing a particular quantity. 2》 a quantity or amount.     ↘(a number of) several.     ↘(numbers) a large quantity or amount; numerical preponderance. 3》 chiefly Brit. a …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 people — /ˈpipəl / (say peepuhl) plural noun 1. (construed as singular, with plural peoples) the whole body of persons constituting a community, tribe, race, or nation: this is a united people; they are a nomadic people; the peoples of Africa. 2. the… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan — Communist Party of Afghanistan redirects here. For another communist party, see Communist (Maoist) Party of Afghanistan. PDPA redirects here. PDPA may also refer to Professional Dart Players Association. People s Democratic Party of Afghanistan… …

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  • 17 People and animals (Thomas and Friends) — The television series Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends features many fictional people and animals who interact with the engine characters and form the basis for many of the varying storylines. The following list describes, in order of TV season …

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  • 18 number — numberable, adj. numberer, n. /num beuhr/, n. 1. a numeral or group of numerals. 2. the sum, total, count, or aggregate of a collection of units, or the like: A number of people were hurt in the accident. The number of homeless children in the… …

    Universalium

  • 19 number — n. & v. n. 1 a an arithmetical value representing a particular quantity and used in counting and making calculations. b a word, symbol, or figure representing this; a numeral. c an arithmetical value showing position in a series esp. for… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 number —  Used with the definite article, number always takes a singular verb ( The number of people in the world is rising ); used with an indefinite article it always takes a plural verb ( A number of people are unhappy ) …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors


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