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verb [transitive] British English pronunciation: outnumber /ˌaʊtˈnʌmbə(r)/ 
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present tense
present participleoutnumbering
past tenseoutnumbered
past participleoutnumbered
  1. if one group outnumbers another, there are more in the first group than in the second

    Despite being outnumbered, they managed to fight back bravely.

    an area where sheep outnumber humans by twenty to one

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