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fifty-eight

[fif-tee-eyt] /ˈfɪf tiˈeɪt/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 50 plus 8.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 58 or LVIII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 58 in number.
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Examples for fifty-eight
  • Mandarins were given fifty-eight days off during the year to celebrate twenty-eight holidays.
  • With the fifty-eight-pound boat under his arm, he studies the surf line through the rain.
  • Fuller, who is fifty-eight, may be the closest thing the world has to a fountain genius.
  • They talked about why, at the age of fifty-eight, he had become a politician.
  • Members-there are around fifty-eight hundred of them-are being asked to rank their choices from one to ten.

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