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Administration officials note that a number of former employees also have praised the president extensively and that the president has overwhelming support in his own party.

By Sunday, that number will rise to nearly 20 states, including Wisconsin, Georgia, Indiana, Virginia and Rhode Island.

Increasing numbers of rank-and-file Democrats are beginning to question that approach.

Baron Cohen spoke to Kardashian West and helped attract a number of other celebrities, Steyer said.

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The exact number of people posting the messages was not clear.

“Our members continue to face a number of challenges,” she said.

The number of dissenters though is unprecedented in the modern era.

Starting under Theodore Roosevelt and Howard Taft, embassies headed by career diplomats increased in number.

The number of diplomats was pitiful (45 appointees in 1860), as was the amount of money allocated to them.

Jett sees this number as a marker of how much the president allows professionals to do the job.

The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.

We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.

There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.

Five of the number had studied with Liszt before, and the young men are artists already before the public.

I do not think the average number of passengers on a corresponding route in our country could be so few as twenty.


On this page you'll find 186 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to number, such as: figure, statistic, sum, total, cardinal, and character.

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