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noun as in numeral; numeric value

noun as in famous person

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Additionally, since NBCU’s program will be measuring against product sales, advertisers will be able to judge for themselves whether NBCU’s results align with their internal figures.

From Digiday

Instead, the country has seen at least 193,000 deaths, a figure that is probably an underestimation.

As previously reported by Modern Retail, Walmart is currently focused on customer retention and experts expect the membership program to help boost those figures.

From Digiday

San Diego Unified has not made similar figures available, but we know the district is worried.

Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and one of the most influential figures inside his administration, is said to be quoted extensively in Rage.

From Fortune

There were rumors of shrieks and flashes emanating from the well, and reports of a figure in white.

Even other men of color considered Revels a curious figure, for Mississippi had never had a large free black population.

The people who are involved in the violence, they figure out ways to remain here at all costs and continue causing trouble.

Several of them disputed the figure of six million Jewish deaths in the Holocaust.

But the last national figure to wield ancient personal authority in an explicitly religious way was Robert F. Kennedy.

He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.

Their opportunities and earnings are relatively small, and in order to live they must figure closely.

It was when the face and figure of a great tragedian began to haunt her imagination and stir her senses.

Tressan fell suddenly to groaning and wringing his hands a pathetic figure had it been less absurd.

Her tall figure—she was taller than he by at least three inches—was beautiful in its commanding, yet not vulgar, self-possession.


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