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  1. a cardinal number, 40 plus 1.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 41 or XLI.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.


  1. amounting to 41 in number.
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Example Sentences

When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one.

Forty-one more mothers lost their children over those four days.

Forty-one percent live in households where at least one person works.

But the most fascinating and enigmatic artist and writer of Forty-One False Starts may be Malcolm herself.

Forty-one-year-old Wendy Pepper was the first Project Runway contestant viewers loved to hate.

Mrs. Hemans passed away in the evening twilight, on the 16th of May, 1835, at the age of forty-one.

On a division, Mr. Manners Sutton was re-elected by a majority of two hundred and forty-one against thirty-one.

On a division, the motion to omit all the appropriation clauses was carried by one hundred and thirty-eight against forty-one.

Ministers, however, succeeded in carrying the original clause of the bill by a majority of one hundred and seven to forty-one.

That July was forty-one years later, not so late but that many Parisians could remember both events.





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