Definition of eighty-three

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 82 in number eighty-three years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of eighty-three (Entry 2 of 3)

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


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Definition of eighty-three (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : three and 80
2a : 83 units or objects a total of eighty-three
b : a group or set of 83
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 83
4 : the 83d in a set or series

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“Eighty-three.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eighty-three. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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