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Numbers

getal, nombre, Zahl

1-10: In running text, write out in full (one, two, three…ten)
11 up: Use digits in running text (11, 12…198…349 etc.)

If a number appears as the first word in a sentence, always write it out in full. If this results in a cumbersome sentence, see whether changing the word order resolves the issue.

Example: Ten people were interviewed.
One hundred and three people were interviewed by XYZ agency → XYZ agency interviewed 103 people.
Last modified:15 September 2017 9.00 p.m.