forty-eighth

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adjective

1
: being number 48 in a countable series
the forty-eighth day
see Table of Numbers
2
: being one of 48 equal parts into which something is divisible
a forty-eighth share of the total

forty-eighth

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noun

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1
: number 48 in a countable series
2
: the quotient of a unit divided by 48 : one of 48 equal parts of something
one forty-eighth of the total

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“Forty-eighth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forty-eighth. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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