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abundant number

noun, Mathematics
a positive number that is less than the sum of all positive integers that are submultiples of it, as 12, which is less than the sum of 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • People with inflammatory bowel disease had an abundant number of a type of cannabinoid receptors in their body.
  • His involvement in an abundant number of items before and since he was in politics is a testament to his own life.

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