chiffre

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From Medieval Latin cifra (zero), from Andalusian Arabic صِفر (ṣifr, empty).

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chiffre m (plural chiffres)

  1. a digit i.e. 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
  2. (colloquial or dated) a number
  3. figure (number)
  4. cipher (method of transforming a text to conceal meaning)
  5. cipher (code)
  6. (music) figure
  7. monogram

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chiffre m (oblique plural chiffres, nominative singular chiffres, nominative plural chiffre)

  1. number; digit

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