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forty–eight

adjective

Definition of forty–eight

  1. :  being one more than 47 in number forty-eight years — see number table

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forty–eight

pronoun, plural in construction \"\

Definition of forty–eight

  1. :  48 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated forty-eight are here forty-eight were found

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forty–eight

noun \"\

Definition of forty–eight

  1. 1 :  eight and 40 :  three times 16 :  four times 12 :  six times eight :  four dozen

  2. 2a :  48 units or objects a total of forty-eight b :  a group or set of 48

  3. 3 :  the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 48

  4. 4 :  the 48th in a set or series; especially :  an article of clothing of the 48th size wears a forty-eight

  5. 5 :  forty-eightmo

  6. 6 :  a 48-hour leave (as from military duties)

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