ninety-six

adjective

Definition of ninety-six

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 95 in number ninety-six years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of ninety-six (Entry 2 of 3)

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

ninety-six

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Definition of ninety-six (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : six and 90 : two times 48 : three times 32 : four times 24 : six times 16 : eight times 12 : eight dozen
2a : 96 units or objects a total of ninety-six
b : a group or set of 96
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 96

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“Ninety-six.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ninety-six. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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