twenty-four

adjective

Definition of twenty-four 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 23 in number twenty-four years — see Table of Numbers

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Definition of twenty-four (Entry 2 of 3)

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

twenty-four

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

1 : four and 20 : twice 12 : 12 times two : three times eight : four times six : two dozen

2a : 24 units or objects a total of twenty-four

b : a group or set of 24

3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 24

4 : the 24th in a set or series especially : an article of clothing of the 24th size wears a twenty-four

5 twenty-fours plural, archaic : twenty-fourmo

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