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twenty-three

[twen-tee-three, twuhn-] /ˈtwɛn tiˈθri, ˈtwʌn-/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 20 plus 3.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 23 or XXIII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 23 in number.
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  • For twenty-three days more Eyre and his attendant Wylie pursued their way.

  • After studying a moment, she said: "About twenty-three dollars."

  • In the twenty-three years of his life, every gift that money could lavish had been his.

    Within the Law Marvin Dana
  • I'm twenty-three, and I never said the words to any one else, even though I'm an American girl.

  • And looking a girl of twenty-three, at most, while you do it!

    It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson

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