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fifty-two

[fif-tee-too] /ˈfɪf tiˈtu/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 50 plus 2.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 52 or LII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 52 in number.
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  • Of the fifty-two pictures in the thirteen arcades of this corridor all but four represent Old Testament scenes.

    Great Artists, Vol 1. Jennie Ellis Keysor
  • fifty-two runs since yesterday at this time, and the bell still ringing.

    The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
  • I used to make that journey to Brighton in fifty-two minutes.

    Mugby Junction Charles Dickens
  • Thus, had he come through the hours, to the day when the fifty-two heads were to fall.

    A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
  • How happy I am, Dorsenne, to have been fifty-two years of age last month.

    Cosmopolis, Complete Paul Bourget

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