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noun number one pronunciation in British English
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singularnumber one
pluralnumber ones
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  1. 1
    [singular] the person or thing that is first in order or importance
    The team is number one in the regional game.
  2. 3
    [singular] mainly spoken used for talking about yourself
    look out for number one (=protect your own needs and interests): You’ve got to look out for number one – no-one else will.

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