# score in Numbers topic

scorescore3 number 1 (plural score)HMN a group of 20, or about 20, people or thingsa score of something Our coach was escorted by a score of policemen.three score years and ten old use (=70 years, a person’s expected length of life)2 → scores of something3 → by the score

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score• These words would all have the same or a very similar score and would combine exponentially into word paths.• The score of 87 represents low or below-average academic aptitude.• On this score they were identical to the preceding game: slow starters with a propensity to give away simple penalties.• Individual scores were then aggregated to derive shift, department, division, and plant totals.a score of something• Provisional qualifying requires a score of 5,350.• A score of 5 was awarded for 100 percent presence of the variable and a score of 1 for a minimal presence.• Gilchrist replaced him and made quite a debut-six dismissals and a score of 81.• Smoke from a score of chain-smokers wreathed its funereal patterns.• Aluminium smelters are only one of a score of industries which now pollute the total environment with fluoride emissions and solid wastes.• Only a score of people work at any one time.• We passed about a score of Portosan toilets, which seemed to be all that had been brought in.
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