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forty-seven

[fawr-tee-sev-uh n] /ˈfɔr tiˈsɛv ən/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 40 plus 7.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 47 or XLVII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 47 in number.
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  • forty-seven percent plan to spend about the same amount as last year.
  • forty-seven were rescued from the south side of the volcano, where there was neither a blast surge nor a heavy ash fall.

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