fifty-three

adjective

Definition of fifty-three

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 52 in number fifty-three years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of fifty-three (Entry 2 of 3)

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

fifty-three

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Definition of fifty-three (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : three and 50
2a : 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 24 Sep. 2020.

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