when writing the date

tanya

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2 November 2017

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when writing the date

is it acceptable to use the number as well as the written form of the number IE: C'est le 10 mai and C'est le dix mai. or is one preferred over the other

This relates to:
Expressing dates in French -

Chris

Kwiziq community member

2 November 2017

2/11/17

I believe that would be the same as in English: for easier readability the number is preferred. In French texts I have always found the numerals in favor of the spelled-out numbers.

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

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