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/ mæθs /
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noun (used with a singular or plural verb)Chiefly British.
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Origin of maths
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“Well, I did maths at school,” he replied as evenly as possible.Why 7 Times 8 Tripped Up the UK Chancellor|Tim Teeman|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's very tiresome, for soon the other school insp. for maths.A Young Girl's Diary|An Anonymous Young Girl
Opal Earnshaw was fearfully angry that you beat her in maths.A Fortunate Term|Angela Brazil
One morning just after breakfast Gordon discovered that he had done the wrong maths for Jenks.The Loom of Youth|Alec Waugh
Im a Soph myself, by rights, if old Hammond hadnt marked me low in maths.Tom Fairfield's Schooldays|Allen Chapman
Laura Kirby's A1 at maths., so I'm afraid you won't meet with too tender a reception.The Girls of St. Cyprian's|Angela Brazil
British Dictionary definitions for maths (1 of 2)
/ (mæθs) /
(functioning as singular) British informal short for mathematics US and Canadian equivalent: math
British Dictionary definitions for maths (2 of 2)
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