twenty-nine

noun
the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-eight and one
Syn: ↑29, ↑XXIX
Hypernyms: ↑large integer
adjective
being nine more than twenty
Syn: ↑29, ↑xxix
Similar to: ↑cardinal

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
: being one more than 28 in number

twenty-nine years

— see number table
II. pronoun, plural in construction
: 29 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated

twenty-nine are here

twenty-nine were found

III. noun
1. : nine and 20
2.
a. : 29 units or objects

a total of twenty-nine

b. : a group or set of 29
3. : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 29
4. : the 29th in a set or series; especially : an article of clothing of the 29th size

wears a twenty-nine

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/twen"tee nuyn", twun"-/, n.
1. a cardinal number, 20 plus 9.
2. a symbol for this number, as 29 or XXIX.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
adj.
4. amounting to 29 in number.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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