forty-second

adjective
the ordinal number of forty-two in counting order
Syn: ↑42nd
Similar to: ↑ordinal

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ adjective
1. : being number 42 in a countable series

the forty-second day

— see number table
2. : being one of 42 equal parts into which something is divisible

a forty-second share of the money

II. noun
1. : number 42 in a countable series
2. : the quotient of a unit divided by 42 : one of 42 equal parts of something

one forty-second of the total

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/fawr"tee sek"euhnd/, adj.
1. next after the forty-first; being the ordinal number for 42.
2. being one of 42 equal parts.
n.
3. a forty-second part, esp. of one (1/42).
4. the forty-second member of a series.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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