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Definition of numerous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

numerous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈnjuːmərəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnuːmərəs//
 
(formal)
 
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existing in large numbers synonym many He has been late on numerous occasions. The advantages of this system are too numerous to mention. Numerous studies have shown this to be true. The related publications are far too numerous to list individually. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin numerosus, from numerus ‘a number’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: numerous