twenty-five

1 of 3

adjective

: being one more than 24 in number
twenty-five years
see Table of Numbers

twenty-five

2 of 3

pronoun, plural in construction

"
: 25 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated
twenty-five are here
twenty-five were found

twenty-five

3 of 3

noun

"
1
: five and 20 : five fives : the square of five
2
a
: 25 units or objects
a total of twenty-five
b
: a group or set of 25
arranged by twenty-fives
3
: the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 25
4
: the 25th in a set or series
especially : an article of clothing of the 25th size
wears a twenty-five
5
: a 25-caliber pistol
usually written .25

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“Twenty-five.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twenty-five. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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