twenty-third

adjective

Definition of twenty-third

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : being number 23 in a countable series the twenty-third day — see Table of Numbers
2 : being one of 23 equal parts into which something is divisible a twenty-third share of the money

twenty-third

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Definition of twenty-third (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : number 23 in a countable series the twenty-third of the month
2 : the quotient of a unit divided by 23 : one of 23 equal parts of something one twenty-third of the total

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“Twenty-third.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twenty-third. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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