twenty-five

adjective

Definition of twenty-five

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 24 in number twenty-five years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of twenty-five (Entry 2 of 3)

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

twenty-five

noun
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Definition of twenty-five (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : five and 20 : five fives : the square of five
2a : 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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