forty-seventh

adjective
the ordinal number of forty-seven in counting order
Syn: ↑47th
Similar to: ↑ordinal

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ adjective
1. : being number 47 in a countable series

the forty-seventh day

— see number table
2. : being one of 47 equal parts into which something is divisible

a forty-seventh share of the money

II. noun
1. : number 47 in a countable series
2. : the quotient of a unit divided by 47 : one of 47 equal parts of something

one forty-seventh of the total

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/fawr"tee sev"euhnth/, adj.
1. next after the forty-sixth; being the ordinal number for 47.
2. being one of 47 equal parts.
n.
3. a forty-seventh part, esp. of one (1/47).
4. the forty-seventh member of a series.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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