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British English: /ˈhʌndrəd/
American English: /ˈhəndrəd/

Translation of hundred in German:


  • 1 a or one hundred two/several hundred
    zweihundert/mehrere hundert
    a or one hundred and one
    a or one hundred and one people
    hundert[und]ein Menschen od. Mensch
    the hundred metres race
    der Hundertmeterlauf
    the Hundred Years War eighteen hundred hours
    18.00 Uhr
  • 2a hundred [and one] [figurative]
    (innumerable) [colloquial]
    I've told you a hundred times
    ich habe es dir schon hundertmal gesagt
    never or not in a hundred years
    nie im Leben
    I've got a hundred [and one] things to do
    ich habe hunderterlei zu tun
  • 3a or one hundred per cent I'm not a hundred per cent at the moment
    momentan geht es mir nicht sehr gut
    eight 1, → mile 1


  • 1
    a or one/two hundred count up to a or one hundred
    bis hundert zählen
    not if I live to be a hundred
    nie im Leben
    in or by hundreds
    the seventeen-hundreds etc.
    das achtzehnte usw. Jahrhundert
    a hundred and one etc.
    a or one/two hundred of the men died
    einhundert/zweihundert der Männer starben
    there are five hundred of us
    wir sind zu fünfhundert
    it's a hundred to one that …
    die Chancen stehen hundert zu eins, dass …
  • 2
    (symbol, written figure)
    Hundert, die
    (in adding numbers by columns) (Mathematics)
    (set or group of 100)
    Hundert, das
    (hundred-pound etc. note)
  • 3 (indefinite amount) See examples:hundreds
    tourists flock to Rome by the hundred[s] or in their hundreds
    die Touristen reisen zu Hunderten nach Rom
    hundreds of times
    mehrere hundertmal

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