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numerous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnumerousnu‧me‧rous /ˈnjuːmərəs $ ˈnuː-/ ●●○ W3 adjective 🔊 🔊 LOT/LARGE NUMBER OR AMOUNTmany 🔊 Numerous attempts have been made to hide the truth. 🔊 The two leaders have worked together on numerous occasions.too numerous to mention/list 🔊 The individuals who have contributed to this book are far too numerous to mention.see thesaurus at manyRegisterIn everyday English, people usually say a lot of rather than numerous:There were a lot of mistakes in his essay.
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numerousThe advantages of the discount plan are numerous.There were numerous arrests and injuries, as well as unconfirmed stories of killings.Numerous books an movies have dealt with the issue of wife abuse.There are numerous cross-references in the book where apparently different problems reduce to the same theoretical form.How do you privatise a business of numerous loss-makers?His diaries during the years after 1870 record numerous meetings with Sellers there.I've met Ron on numerous occasions.The same problem has occurred before on numerous occasions.Jackson soon became involved with affirmative action, the November elections and numerous other controversies around the country.The numerous portraits of her attributed to St Luke show this to be the case.He was won numerous teaching awards.I want to thank all the people, too numerous to mention, who've helped me win this election.numerous occasionsI have used this service for selling, although more so on the buying side, having been tempted on numerous occasions!She had been through here on numerous occasions.Since then, he has been late on numerous occasions and we believe his alcohol consumption has increased.He has been beaten, nearly drowned and jailed on numerous occasions - but never actually stopped.The staff had heard it before on numerous occasions but nothing as severe or as noisy as on this particular night.Jerry has been told on numerous occasions if he needs anything, all he has to do is ask.Alan Harding, having worked with me on numerous occasions, knows my limitations and has allowed plenty of time.Agents say they met on numerous occasions with Earp in his office in the boiler room.
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