fifty-five

adjective
being five more than fifty
Syn: ↑55, ↑lv
Similar to: ↑cardinal

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
: being one more than 54 in number

fifty-five years

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

fifty-five are here

fifty-five were found

III. noun
1. : five and 50 : five times 11 : 11 fives
2.
a. : 55 units or objects

a total of fifty-five

b. : a group or set of 55
3. : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 55
4. : the 55th in a set or series

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/fif"tee fuyv"/, n.
1. a cardinal number, 50 plus 5.
2. a symbol for this number, as 55 or LV.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
adj.
4. amounting to 55 in number.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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