eighty-two

adjective

Definition of eighty-two

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 81 in number eighty-two years — see Table of Numbers

Definition of eighty-two (Entry 2 of 3)

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

eighty-two

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Definition of eighty-two (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : two and eighty : 41 times two
2a : 82 units or objects a total of eighty-two
b : a group or set of 82
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 82
4 : the 82d in a set or series

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“Eighty-two.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eighty-two. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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