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[mass noun] Simple arithmetic.
- ‘Kanga the Kangaroo is really used for number work.’
- ‘There are courses available for adults who want to improve their reading, writing, number work or spoken English, which is continuing to be a major focus for the service.’
- ‘These will probably be activities associated with reading, spelling and number work.’
- ‘The school has been awarded the Basic Skills Quality Mark for reading, writing, spelling and number work.’
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