thirty-one

adjective

Definition of thirty-one

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 30 in number thirty-one years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of thirty-one (Entry 2 of 3)

: 31 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated thirty-one are here thirty-one were found

thirty-one

noun
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Definition of thirty-one (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : one and 30
2a : 31 units or objects a total of thirty-one
b : a group or set of 31
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 31
4 [translation of French trente et un] : any of various games played with cards, dice, or numbers in which the winner is the player whose score equals or most nearly approaches 31

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“Thirty-one.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thirty-one. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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