eighty-fifth

adjective
the ordinal number of eighty-five in counting order
Syn: ↑85th
Similar to: ↑ordinal

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
1. : being number 85 in a countable series

the eighty-fifth day

— see number table
2. : being one of 85 equal parts in which something is divisible

an eighty-fifth share of the money

II. noun
1. : number 85 in a countable series
2. : the quotient of a unit divided by 85 : one of 85 equal parts of something

one eighty-fifth of the total

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/ay"tee fifth"/, adj.
1. next after the eighty-fourth; being the ordinal number for 85.
2. being one of 85 equal parts.
n.
3. an eighty-fifth part, esp. of one (1/85).
4. the eighty-fifth member of a series.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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