WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
ˈwhole ˌnum•ber,  n. [countable]
  1. Mathematicsan integer.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
whole num′ber, [Math.]
  1. MathematicsAlso called  counting number. one of the positive integers or zero;
    any of the numbers (0, 1, 2, 3, …).
  2. Mathematics(loosely) integer (def. 1).
  • 1550–60


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

whole number n
  1. an integer
  2. a natural number



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