eighty-nine

1 of 3

adjective

: being one more than 88 in number
eighty-nine years
see Table of Numbers

eighty-nine

2 of 3

pronoun, plural in construction

"
: 89 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated
eighty-nine are here
eighty-nine were found

eighty-nine

3 of 3

noun

"
1
: nine and 80
2
a
: 89 units or objects
a total of eighty-nine
b
: a group or set of 89
3
: the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 89
4
: the 89th in a set or series

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“Eighty-nine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eighty-nine. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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