thirty-nine

1 of 3

adjective

: being one more than 38 in number
thirty-nine years
see Table of Numbers

thirty-nine

2 of 3

pronoun, plural in construction

"
: 39 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated
thirty-nine are here
thirty-nine were found

thirty-nine

3 of 3

noun

"
1
: nine and 30 : three times 13
2
a
: 39 units or objects
a total of thirty-nine
b
: a group or set of 39
3
: the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 39

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“Thirty-nine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thirty-nine. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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