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eighty-eight

[ ey-tee-eyt ]
/ ˈeɪ tiˈeɪt /
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noun

a cardinal number, 80 plus 8.
a symbol for this number, as 88 or LXXXVIII.
a set of this many persons or things.
Slang. the keys of a piano or the piano itself: tickle the old eighty-eight.

adjective

amounting to 88 in number.

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