forty-six

adjective

Definition of forty-six

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 45 in number forty-six years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of forty-six (Entry 2 of 3)

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

forty-six

noun
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Definition of forty-six (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : six and 40 : 23 times two
2a : 46 units or objects a total of forty-six
b : a group or set of 46
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 46
4 : the 46th in a set or series especially : an article of clothing of the 46th size wears a forty-six

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“Forty-six.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forty-six. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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