fifty-fifth

adjective
the ordinal number of fifty-five in counting order
Syn: ↑55th
Similar to: ↑ordinal

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
1. : being number 55 in a countable series

the fifty-fifth day

— see number table
2. : being one of 55 equal parts into which something is divisible

a fifty-fifth share of the money

II. noun
1. : number 55 in a countable series
2. : the quotient of a unit divided by 55 : one of 55 equal parts of something

one fifty-fifth of the total

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/fif"tee fifth"/ or, often, /-fith"/, adj.
1. next after the fifty-fourth; being the ordinal number for 55.
2. being one of 55 equal parts.
n.
3. a fifty-fifth part, esp. of one (1/55).
4. the fifty-fifth member of a series.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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