thirty-six

adjective

Definition of thirty-six

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 35 in number thirty-six years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of thirty-six (Entry 2 of 3)

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

thirty-six

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

1 : six and 30 : three times 12 : four times nine : three dozen : six sixes : the square of six
2a : 36 units or objects a total of thirty-six
b : a group or set of 36
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 36
4 : the 36th in a set or series especially : an article of clothing of the 36th size wears a thirty-six

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“Thirty-six.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thirty-six. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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