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For a number that's a magnitude (as opposed to a mere sequence of digits like a phone number), you cannot omit words like "hundred" and "thousand". The normal way to say 1417 is "mille quatre cent dix-sept". Numbers between 1100 and 1999 are sometimes pronounced with a 2:2 grouping, but with cent after the first group: "quatorze cent dix-sept". This is ...


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