round number

This page is about the collocation round number

collocation pattern: adjective + noun


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.

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