count

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noun
1 act of counting
ADJECTIVE
quick
daily

Our daily count of Web traffic tells us many people are visiting our site.

vote

The vote count should be repeated.

VERB + COUNT
do, have

We did a quick count of the children and there were none missing.

PHRASES
at the last count, at the latest count

At the last count she had 43 cats!

for a count of

Raise your leg and hold it there for a count of ten.

2 measurement/total
ADJECTIVE
total
accurate
elevated (esp. AmE), high

an abnormally high white blood cell count

low
blood, calorie, cell, pollen, sperm

The pollen count is very high in the spring.

body, head

The movie has a high body count (= many people are killed).

The company now has a head count of around 70 staff.

VERB + COUNT
reduce
increase
keep

Keep a count of your calorie intake for one week.

lose

I've lost count of the times I've heard that joke.

COUNT + VERB
go up, increase, rise
drop, fall, go down

Her white cell count has gone down again.

3 legal charge
ADJECTIVE
felony (AmE)
PREPOSITION
count of

to be charged with two counts of murder

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verb
Count is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑census, ↑impression, ↑vote
Count is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ballot, ↑beat, ↑bill, ↑calorie, ↑change, ↑cost, ↑minute, ↑money, ↑number, ↑takings, ↑vote

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