fifty-five

adjective

Definition of fifty-five

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 54 in number fifty-five years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of fifty-five (Entry 2 of 3)

: 55 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated fifty-five are here fifty-five were found

fifty-five

noun
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Definition of fifty-five (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : five and 50 : five times 11 : 11 fives
2a : 55 units or objects a total of fifty-five
b : a group or set of 55
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 55
4 : the 55th in a set or series

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“Fifty-five.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fifty-five. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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