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fifty-nine

[ fif-tee-nahyn ]
/ ˈfɪf tiˈnaɪn /
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noun

a cardinal number, 50 plus 9.
a symbol for this number, as 59 or LIX.
a set of this many persons or things.

adjective

amounting to 59 in number.

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