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fifty-three

[fif-tee-three] /ˈfɪf tiˈθri/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 50 plus 3.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 53 or LIII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 53 in number.
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  • fifty-three percent of the plants may be able to tackle more than one disease.
  • fifty-three percent said they didn't think hearing protection was needed.
  • But never a moment ceased the fight of the one and the fifty-three.
  • One of those fifty-three students applied to twenty-three other colleges.
  • Although he's fifty-three and she's thirty-five, the two speak a similar metaphysical language.
  • The guy who won last year encircled a hundred and fifty-three thousand porpoise over five observed trips in that year.
  • He was fifty-three years old and apparently vigorous, but he died two weeks later.
  • He couldn't, because at age fifty-three he has a bad back.
  • Last year alone, more than twelve hundred amateur licenses and a hundred and fifty-three professional licenses were granted.
  • He was elected with fifty-three per cent of the vote.

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