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Definition of outnumber verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



outnumber somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outnumber
he / she / it outnumbers
past simple outnumbered
-ing form outnumbering
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to be greater in number than someone or something The demonstrators were heavily outnumbered by the police. In this profession, women outnumber men by two to one (= there are twice as many women as men).
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