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Government figures show a continued decline in unemployment.
This year’s sales figures were excellent.
The final inflation figure was 6.5% for the year.
She sat and stared at the figures on the page.
Inflation has reached double figures for the first time in 15 years.
What kind of figure are we looking at for this project?
It’s difficult to put an exact figure on the rebuilding work.
The chairman’s bonus payment could well reach six figures this year.
I’ve never had a good head for figures.
She was the dominant figure in British politics in the 1980s.
A small figure appeared in the doorway.
How to achieve the perfect figure without dieting.
Now in her fifties, she still has a fabulous figure.
After a certain age, you have to work hard to keep your figure.
No cake for me, thanks, I have to watch my figure.
This is the British English definition of figure. View American English definition of figure.
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