fifty-three

1 of 3

adjective

: being one more than 52 in number
fifty-three years
see Table of Numbers

fifty-three

2 of 3

pronoun, plural in construction

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

fifty-three

3 of 3

noun

"
1
: three and 50
2
a
: 53 units or objects
a total of fifty-three
b
: a group or set of 53
3
: the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 53
4
: the 53d in a set or series

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“Fifty-three.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fifty-three. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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