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ninety-nine

[nahyn-tee-nahyn] /ˈnaɪn tiˈnaɪn/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 90 plus 9.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 99 or XCIX.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 99 in number.
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