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fifty-nine

[fif-tee-nahyn] /ˈfɪf tiˈnaɪn/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 50 plus 9.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 59 or LIX.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 59 in number.
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  • fifty-nine percent were identified as minority students.
  • fifty-nine percent say their own representative deserves to be re-elected.
  • He was fifty-seven or else fifty-nine-there is some doubt about his birth date.
  • fifty-nine percent's a heck of a lot better than zero.
  • The fifty-nine studies were run through a series of sophisticated statistical tests.
  • By five-fifty-nine, almost sixty people had gathered in the hallway.
  • fifty-nine percent of the population overall agreed with that sentiment.
  • Workers labored, on the average, around fifty-nine hours a week in the non-agricultural sectors of the economy.

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