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ninety-five

[nahyn-tee-fahyv] /ˈnaɪn tiˈfaɪv/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 90 plus 5.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 95 or XCV.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 95 in number.
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  • ninety-five percent of the park is designated as wilderness.
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  • ninety-five percent of the universe has gone missing.
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  • For its first two years it operated on a higher evolutionary plane than ninety-five percent of television.
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  • Kaplan offered to help her, and she scored a ninety-five on her next exam.
  • ninety-five percent of prostate cancers are adenocarcinomas, which arise from glandular tissue.

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