ninety-six

adjective
being six more than ninety
Syn: ↑96, ↑xcvi
Similar to: ↑cardinal

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
: being one more than 95 in number

ninety-six years

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

ninety-six are here

ninety-six were found

III. noun
1. : six and 90 : two times 48 : three times 32 : four times 24 : six times 16 : eight times 12 : eight dozen
2.
a. : 96 units or objects

a total of ninety-six

b. : a group or set of 96
3. : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 96

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/nuyn"tee siks"/, n.
1. a cardinal number, 90 plus 6.
2. a symbol for this number, as 96 or XCVI.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
adj.
4. amounting to 96 in number.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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