the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-five and one
Syn: ↑26, ↑XXVI
Hypernyms: ↑large integer
being six more than twenty (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑26, ↑xxvi
Similar to: ↑cardinal

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
: being one more than 25 in number

twenty-six years

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

twenty-six are here

twenty-six were found

III. noun
1. : six and 20 : two times 13
a. : 26 units or objects

a total of twenty-six

b. : a group or set of 26
3. : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 26
4. : the 26th in a set or series; especially : an article of clothing of the 26th size

wears a twenty-six

IV. noun
: a gambling game in which one wins if he rolls his chosen number 26 or more times in 13 rolls of 10 dice

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/twen"tee siks", twun"-/, n.
1. a cardinal number, 20 plus 6.
2. a symbol for this number, as 26 or XXVI.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. amounting to 26 in number.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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