eighty-seven

adjective

Definition of eighty-seven

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 86 in number eighty-seven years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of eighty-seven (Entry 2 of 3)

: 87 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated eighty-seven are here eighty-seven were found

eighty-seven

noun
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Definition of eighty-seven (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : seven and 80 : three times 29
2a : 87 units or objects a total of eighty-seven
b : a group or set of 87
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 87
4 : the 87th in a set or series

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“Eighty-seven.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eighty-seven. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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