fifty-two

adjective
being two more than fifty
Syn: ↑52, ↑lii
Similar to: ↑cardinal

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
: being one more than 51 in number

fifty-two years

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

fifty-two are here

fifty-two were found

III. noun
1. : two and fifty : four times 13
2.
a. : 52 units or objects

a total of fifty-two

b. : a group or set of 52
3. : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 52
4. : the 52d in a set or series

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/fif"tee tooh"/, n.
1. a cardinal number, 50 plus 2.
2. a symbol for this number, as 52 or LII.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
adj.
4. amounting to 52 in number.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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