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twenty-eight

[twen-tee-eyt, twuhn-] /ˈtwɛn tiˈeɪt, ˈtwʌn-/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 20 plus 8.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 28 or XXVIII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 28 in number.
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  • "It lacks just a few months of being twenty-eight years," she added.

    Dust Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • The farmers from Euclid and Newburgh came in with twenty-eight yoke of cattle.

  • I won my paternity right, when I was but twenty-eight, just about your age.

    City of Endless Night Milo Hastings
  • "We must give number twenty-eight a new room," said Dr. Hardman.

    Frank Roscoe's Secret Allen Chapman
  • At twenty-eight he was called to the bar, and had every step in life yet to make.

    Self-Help Samuel Smiles

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