Meaning of -FIGURE in English

-FIGURE

~ combines with a number, usually ‘five’, ‘six’, or ‘seven’, to form adjectives which say how many figures are in a number. These adjectives usually describe a large amount of money. For example, a six~ sum is between 100,000 and 999,999.

Columbia Pictures paid him a six~ sum for the film rights.

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