# Definition of 'square root'

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## square root

noun

2 is a square root of 4, usually written √4 or 41/2

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## square root in American English

the number or quantity which when squared will produce a given number or quantity

3 is the square root of 9

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

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## Translations for 'square root'

British English: square root NOUN

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*square root*of a number is another number which produces the first number when it is multiplied by itself.- Brazilian Portuguese: raiz quadrada
- Chinese: 平方根
- European Spanish: raíz cuadrada
- French: racine carrée
- German: Quadratwurzel
- Italian: radice quadrata
- Japanese: 平方根
- Korean: 제곱근
- Portuguese: raiz quadrada
- Spanish: raíz cuadrada

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