forty–five

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noun for·ty–five \ˌfȯr-tē-ˈfīv\

Definition of forty–five

  1. 1 :  a number that is five more than 40 — see number table

  2. 2 :  a .45 caliber handgun —usually written .45

  3. 3 :  a phonograph record designed to be played at 45 revolutions per minute —usually written 45

forty–five

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forty–five

pronoun, plural in construction

Circa 1623

First Known Use of forty–five

circa 1623


FORTY–FIVE Defined for English Language Learners

forty-five

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Definition of forty–five for English Language Learners

  • : a small gun : a type of pistol

  • : a small record with one song on each side

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