fifty-six

adjective
being six more than fifty
Syn: ↑56, ↑lvi
Similar to: ↑cardinal

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
: being one more than 55 in number

fifty-six years

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

fifty-six are here

fifty-six were found

III. noun
1. : six and 50 : four times 14 : seven times eight
2.
a. : 56 units or objects

a total of fifty-six

b. : a group or set of 56
3. : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 56
4. : the 56th in a set or series

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/fif"tee siks"/, n.
1. a cardinal number, 50 plus 6.
2. a symbol for this number, as 56 or LVI.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
adj.
4. amounting to 56 in number.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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