ninety-seven

1 of 3

adjective

: being one more than 96 in number
ninety-seven years
see Table of Numbers

ninety-seven

2 of 3

pronoun, plural in construction

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

ninety-seven

3 of 3

noun

"
1
: seven and 90
2
a
: 97 units or objects
a total of ninety-seven
b
: a group or set of 97
3
: the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 97

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“Ninety-seven.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ninety-seven. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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