twenty-three

adjective

Definition of twenty-three

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 22 in number twenty-three years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of twenty-three (Entry 2 of 3)

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

twenty-three

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

1 : three and 20
2a : 23 units or objects a total of twenty-three
b : a group or set of 23
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 23
4 : the 23d in a set or series especially : an article of clothing of the 23d size wears a twenty-three
5 : a railway telegraph signal for a message of greatest urgency
6 : the end : that's all — compare twenty-three skiddoo

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“Twenty-three.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twenty-three. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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