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outnumber

[out-nuhm-ber] /ˌaʊtˈnʌm bər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to exceed in number.
Origin of outnumber
1660-1670
First recorded in 1660-70; out- + number
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outnumber

/ˌaʊtˈnʌmbə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to exceed in number
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outnumber

v.

"to number more than," 1660s, from out + number (v.). Related: Outnumbered; outnumbering.

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