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ninety-one

[nahyn-tee-wuhn] /ˈnaɪn tiˈwʌn/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 90 plus 1.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 91 or XCI.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 91 in number.
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Examples for ninety-one
  • ninety-one percent of the colleges reported new cases, the same as in the previous week.
  • On the south side an arm has shot out from which rise two stems, each to about ninety-one or ninety-two feet from the ground.
  • ninety-one foxes were killed on the first day of the hunting ban.
  • ninety-one was literally a different landscape for me, both musically and personally.
  • Of the ninety-one cases covered in the report, thirty remain unexplained.
  • There are ninety-one ways of telling the truth, and this isn't number ninety-two.
  • She died in a nursing home one month short of ninety-one.
  • In all, there were a hundred and ninety-one fatalities and sixteen hundred injuries.
  • Meanwhile, the virus has now appeared in a hundred and ninety-one countries.
  • At nine o'clock, the thermometer read ninety-one degrees.

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