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as many

The same number or amount (of something). My exam schedule is really difficult. I have four tests in as many days. I wouldn't discount their army's force: they have 400,000 and as many guns.
See also: many

as many

1. The same number of. For example, He changed jobs four times in as many years means he changed jobs four times in four years. [c. 1400]
2. as many as. A phrase used to qualify the meaning of many as a very large number, depending on what follows it. For example, You can take as many pens as you need. [Late 1300s] Also see as ... as; as much as.
See also: many

as many

The same number of: moved three times in as many years.
See also: many