Definition of forty-seven

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 46 in number forty-seven years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of forty-seven (Entry 2 of 3)

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


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Definition of forty-seven (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : seven and 40
2a : 47 units or objects a total of forty-seven
b : a group or set of 47
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 47
4 : the 47th in a set or series especially : an article of clothing of the 47th size wears a forty-seven

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