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[fawr-tee-siks] /ˈfɔr tiˈsɪks/
a cardinal number, 40 plus 6.
a symbol for this number, as 46 or XLVI.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 46 in number. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • At forty-six he was as strong and active as at sixteen, his youthful ideals as undimmed.
  • He published sixty-three in his own lifetime, forty-six having appeared before he was twenty-five years of age.
  • He died within four years of his release, aged forty-six.
  • But in theory, with narrow casings, it's one hundred forty-six thousand six hundred and sixty.
  • Fried is forty-six, and has been sober for twenty years.
  • Many of the program's fans have been watching it for all forty-six years of its history.
  • Luckily for the forty-six workers orchestrating the night's quick conversion, this stadium is made to morph.
  • He railroaded for nearly half a century, and ran a locomotive for nearly forty-six years.
  • The rest of the trip requires forty-six steps and is often breezy.
  • He was forty-six years old and his steely blue eyes invariably registered his thoughts and feelings.

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