twenty-seven

adjective

Definition of twenty-seven

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 26 in number twenty-seven years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of twenty-seven (Entry 2 of 3)

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

twenty-seven

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

1 : seven and 20 : three times nine : the cube of three
2a : 27 units or objects a total of twenty-seven
b : a group or set of 27
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 27
4 : the 27th in a set or series especially : an article of clothing of the 27th size wears a twenty-seven

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“Twenty-seven.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twenty-seven. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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