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even number

This page is about the collocation even number

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

any whole number that can be exactly divided by two, such as 2, 4, 6, 8, etc.

For example

  • Two and four are even numbers, but one and three are odd numbers.

  • Mum always picks even lottery numbers. She doesn't think odd numbers are lucky.

Quick Quiz

Which is an even number?

a. four point four

b. forty five

c. fifty four

Contributor: Matt Errey