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English translation: numerals

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12:08 Aug 28, 2000
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: les chiffres
I am trying to find the meaning of the french word "les chiffres" found on a child's poster with numbers listed in french. I have looked in french dictionaries but am unable to find a definition. Thanks very much.
Karen
English translation:numerals
Explanation:
A *chiffre* is the graphic representation of a number, whatever the system being used (i.e., arabic numerals, roman numerals, etc.)
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numerals


Explanation:
A *chiffre* is the graphic representation of a number, whatever the system being used (i.e., arabic numerals, roman numerals, etc.)

Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 23:59
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551
Grading comment
Thank you so much for providing the answer so quickly! You were a great help to me! Thanks Again!!!!!

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7 mins
Here's a source


Explanation:
Just so you'll be comfortable about my explanation of *numeral*/*chiffre*, here's an official explanation, from LGDT:

Domaine(s)
généralité


numeral (a)


chiffre n m (a)
Chacun des caractères qui représentent les nombres. (a)



[Office de la langue française, 1974]


    LGDT = Le grand dictionnaire terminologique
Yolanda Broad
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Local time: 23:59
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551

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