forty-three

1 of 3

adjective

: being one more than 42 in number
forty-three years
see Table of Numbers

forty-three

2 of 3

pronoun, plural in construction

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

forty-three

3 of 3

noun

"
1
: three and 40
2
a
: 43 units or objects
a total of forty-three
b
: a group or set of 43
3
: the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 43
4
: the 43d in a set or series
especially : an article of clothing of the 43d size
wears a forty-three

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

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