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Definition of ten number from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ten

 number
number
NAmE//tɛn//
 
 
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  • 10 There are examples of how to use numbers at the entry for five.
  • Idioms
    a (perfect) ten (informal)
     
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    used to praise someone by giving them the highest mark on a scale of one to ten I'd give them a ten for all the work they did. She's gorgeous— definitely a ten!
    very probably Ten to one he'll be late.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: ten