thirty-six

1 of 3

adjective

: being one more than 35 in number
thirty-six years
see Table of Numbers

thirty-six

2 of 3

pronoun, plural in construction

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

thirty-six

3 of 3

noun

"
1
: six and 30 : three times 12 : four times nine : three dozen : six sixes : the square of six
2
a
: 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 19 Apr. 2024.

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