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forty-five

[fawr-tee-fahyv] /ˈfɔr tiˈfaɪv/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 40 plus 5.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 45 or XLV.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 45 in number.
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  • It also would confirm my complaints over the last forty-five years that having to work for a living sucks.
  • forty-five percent say the president is doing a poor job handling these issues.
  • forty-five minutes later the place is half-full, mostly with students in chadors and jeans.
  • forty-five minutes upward of an hour ongoing, and people started double-checking their weapons.
  • forty-five years later, we're taking a look back at the car that's become an icon.
  • We arrived forty-five minutes early at the local movie house, trying to beat the crowds.
  • Vol-au-vents require for baking forty-five minutes to one hour.
  • Bake forty-five to fifty minutes in deep, narrow pans.
  • Cover meat with rice, cover rice with buttered paper to keep out moisture while steaming, and steam forty-five minutes.
  • Our loss, as reported at the time, was forty-five killed and wounded.
British Dictionary definitions for forty-five

forty-five

noun
1.
a gramophone record played at 45 revolutions per minute
2.
(US & Canadian) a pistol having .45 calibre

Forty-Five

noun
1.
(Brit, history) the Forty-Five, another name for Jacobite Rebellion (sense 2)
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