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forty-two

[fawr-tee-too] /ˈfɔr tiˈtu/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 40 plus 2.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 42 or XLII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
4.
a game for two persons or two partnerships played with dominoes but based upon the rules for all fours.
adjective
5.
amounting to 42 in number.
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  • Every novel was about a forty-two-year-old professor having an affair with a student and going through a midlife crisis.
  • Altogether, there were forty-two trials of the six drugs.
  • She returned and counted off seven hundred and forty-two rupees.
  • She was older, for one thing, forty-two to his thirty-nine.
  • Nicole is forty-two, blond and blue-eyed, with a gaze that is at once brisk and friendly.

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