Definition of forty-four

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 43 in number forty-four years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of forty-four (Entry 2 of 3)

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


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Definition of forty-four (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : four and 40 : four times 11
2a : 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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