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twenty-four

[twen-tee-fawr, -fohr, twuhn-] /ˈtwɛn tiˈfɔr, -ˈfoʊr, ˈtwʌn-/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 20 plus 4.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 24 or XXIV.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 24 in number.
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  • He had her story in twenty-four hours, and in forty-eight he was her slave.

    The Amazing Interlude Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • twenty-four hours have now passed, and we are still tossing about on the ocean.

    Brave and Bold Horatio Alger
  • Maybe it'll take twenty-four hours to hide it all, and burn the wagons.

    My Lady of Doubt Randall Parrish
  • Fie had collected twenty-four of us, whom he called his 'disciples,' and shamed am I to say, I was one.

    Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
  • Yet the horses drew the carts easily twenty-four miles and a quarter.

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