Definition of 'hundred'
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One way you can slice hundreds of pounds off your annual energy bill is to switch supplier. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As many as eight players have scored hundreds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You come off set and there will be hundreds of people hoping to catch a glimpse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It can throw off borrowers by hundreds of thousands of pounds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You could of course win hundreds of millions but it is still irrational to buy a ticket. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then, nearly two hundred grand was somehow spent on maintaining these three glorified vans. The Sun (2016)TINY plastic beads used in hundreds of household products are to be banned. The Sun (2016)A controversial choice, from so many hundreds of contenders? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hundreds of trees, many of which were planted after the gales, are now reaching maturity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They stole heating oil worth hundreds of pounds from a storage tank. The Sun (2009)Most people can save anything from tens to hundreds of pounds with minimal effort. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In this new century hundreds of things still more astounding will be brought to light. The Secret Garden (1911)You needed hundreds of thousands of pounds to spare. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The copycat effect on other new mothers is worth hundreds of millions. The Sun (2015)This was the tale of two hundreds. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He had previously been as likely to get out in the nineties as score a hundred. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some companies receive thousands of applications for a few hundred places. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You must think one five hundred million times more above me than the other. Emma (1815)Such was his sight that he could see a hundred miles by night or day. The Gods of Asgard (1989)The figures released yesterday do not include the hundreds of pounds families can get from tax credits. The Sun (2009)Book lovers can pick up modern first editions for tens or hundreds of pounds. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is no longer enough to service the insurance needs of a few hundred thousand cautious policyholders. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Over the years it brought in hundreds of millions of pounds. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Thousands of schools face having hundreds of millions of pounds cut from their budgets as punishment for being prudent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Emergency workers arrived at the scene to be confronted by the enormous size of the landslide and hundreds of homeless families. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If you smoke twenty cigarettes a day, you are spending hundreds of pounds a year. Coping with Angina (1990)They definitely use hundreds, because they may store 100 or more items in a single day. Christianity Today (2000)Elsewhere, the sheath had been in use for not hundreds, but thousands of years. COURTESANS (2003)
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Translations for 'hundred'
British English: hundred /ˈhʌndrəd/ NUMBER
A hundred is the number 100.
- American English: hundred
- Arabic: مِئَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: cem
- Chinese: 一百
- Croatian: sto
- Czech: sto
- Danish: hundrede
- Dutch: honderd
- European Spanish: cien
- Finnish: sata
- French: cent
- German: hundert
- Greek: εκατό
- Italian: cento
- Japanese: 百
- Korean: 100
- Norwegian: hundre
- Polish: sto
- European Portuguese: cem
- Romanian: sută
- Russian: сто
- Spanish: cien
- Swedish: hundra
- Thai: หนึ่งร้อย
- Turkish: yüz sayı
- Ukrainian: сто
- Vietnamese: trăm
Definition of hundred from the Collins English Dictionary
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