Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

by Jerzy Trzeciak

several

[see also: some, few, many, couple, number, different, variety]

We take advantage of this fact on several occasions, by not actually specifying the topology under consideration.

A model for analysing rank data obtained from several observers is proposed.

The present proof is so arranged that it applies without change to holomorphic functions of several variables. [Not: “of many variables”]

The argument is a variant of one in [5] and has been used several times since.

Where there is a choice of several acceptable forms, that form is selected which ......

This argument is invalid for several reasons.

There are several cases to consider: ......



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