Meaning of COUNTING in English

COUNTING

transcription, транскрипция: [ kaʊntɪŋ ]

1.

Not counting a particular thing means not including that thing. Counting a particular thing means including that thing.

...an average operating profit of 15% to 16% of sales, not counting administrative expenses.

= including

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2.

If you say and counting after a number or an amount of something, you mean that the number or amount is continuing to increase.

There is a 1,700-year-old tea tree still living in southern China which is more than 100 feet tall and counting.

PHRASE : amount PHR

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