forty-four

1 of 3

adjective

: being one more than 43 in number
forty-four years
see Table of Numbers

forty-four

2 of 3

pronoun, plural in construction

"
: 44 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated
forty-four are here
forty-four were found

forty-four

3 of 3

noun

"
1
: four and 40 : four times 11
2
a
: 44 units or objects
a total of forty-four
b
: a group or set of 44
3
: the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 44
4
: the 44th in a set or series
especially : an article of clothing of the 44th size
wears a forty-four
5
: a 44 caliber pistol
usually written .44

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“Forty-four.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forty-four. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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