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ninety-nine

adjective

Definition of ninety-nine

:being one more than 98 in number
  • ninety-nine years
— see Table of Numbers

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ninety-nine

pronoun, plural in construction \ " \

Definition of ninety-nine

:ninety-nine countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated
  • ninety-nine are here
  • ninety-nine were found

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ninety-nine

noun \ " \

Definition of ninety-nine

1 :nine and 90 :three times 33 :nine times 11
2 a :99 units or objects
  • a total of ninety-nine
b :a group or set of 99
3 :the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 99 often used with and instead of a hyphen

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