ninety-six

1 of 3

adjective

: being one more than 95 in number
ninety-six years
see Table of Numbers

ninety-six

2 of 3

pronoun, plural in construction

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

ninety-six

3 of 3

noun

"
1
: six and 90 : two times 48 : three times 32 : four times 24 : six times 16 : eight times 12 : eight dozen
2
a
: 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 3 Feb. 2023.

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