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round number

This page is about the collocation round number

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

any whole number that ends in 0, such as 10, 150, and 1250

For example

  • Do you want an exact figure, or will a round number do?

  • Just calculate each amount in round numbers. It's only for an estimate.

Note:
Also "round figure"

Quick Quiz

You can use round numbers if

a. there aren't any square ones

b. they can be approximate

c. they need to be exact

Contributor: Matt Errey