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thirty-two

[thur-tee-too] /ˈθɜr tiˈtu/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 30 plus 2.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 32 or XXXII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 32 in number.
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  • We did justice to the supper, as we had not had anything to eat for thirty-two hours.

  • Harlowe House will hold, comfortably, thirty-two girls and no more.

  • I was stationed at the braces, and quartered at the long thirty-two as second loader.

    Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
  • I muttered, "at thirty-two you are more a fool than ever you were at twenty."

    The Suitors of Yvonne Raphael Sabatini
  • Once at one time in 1917 I saw one hundred and thirty-two boats.

    Tales of Fishes Zane Grey

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