fifty-one

1 of 3

adjective

: being one more than 50 in number
fifty-one years
see Table of Numbers

fifty-one

2 of 3

pronoun, plural in construction

"
: 51 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated
fifty-one are here
fifty-one were found

fifty-one

3 of 3

noun

"
1
: one and 50 : three times 17
2
a
: 51 units or objects
a total of fifty-one
b
: a group or set of 51
3
: the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 51
4
: the 51st in a set or series

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“Fifty-one.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fifty-one. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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