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fifty-six

adjective

Definition of fifty-six

:being one more than 55 in number
  • fifty-six years
— see Table of Numbers

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fifty-six

pronoun, plural in construction \ " \

Definition of fifty-six

:56 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated
  • fifty-six are here
  • fifty-six were found

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fifty-six

noun \ " \

Definition of fifty-six

1 :six and 50 :four times 14 :seven times eight
2 a :56 units or objects
  • a total of fifty-six
b :a group or set of 56
3 :the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 56
4 :the 56th in a set or series

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