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thirty-three

[thur-tee-three] /ˈθɜr tiˈθri/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 30 plus 3.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 33 or XXXIII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 33 in number.
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  • From the age of thirty-three to fifty years, men who carefully observe the laws of health do not feel any weight of years.

    The Physical Life of Woman: Dr. George H Napheys
  • There appeared to be about a hundred and thirty-three sorts of that man.

    A Great Man Arnold Bennett
  • thirty-three and one-third per cent specifically stated that he must be ambitious; 66-2/3% did not state.

    Applied Eugenics Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
  • thirty-three of our fellows died over 142 across the divide, or are dying now.

    The Plunderer Roy Norton
  • Another year thirty-three, another year fifty-three, ships were thus saved.

    Battles with the Sea R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for thirty-three

thirty-three

noun
1.
a former name for LP1
Word Origin
C20: so called because it is played at thirty-three and a third revolutions per minute
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