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forty-six

[ fawr-tee-siks ]

noun

  1. a cardinal number, 40 plus 6.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 46 or XLVI.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.


adjective

  1. amounting to 46 in number.

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Example Sentences

It ends with a colossal, anatomically correct forty-six foot tall baby boy.

Forty-six percent of the respondents called Romney the winner, 22 percent gave the night to Obama, and 32 percent called it a tie.

Forty-six cases ended in plea agreements, the newspaper found—a stark contrast to the conviction rates for nonathletes.

In 1816 the same changes were made in Wheal Chance, and the duty rose to more than forty-six millions.

On a division the resolution was carried by a majority of two hundred and sixty-nine against forty-six.

On a division Mr. Ward's motion was rejected by two hundred and seventy against forty-six.

Newport contained forty-six hundred and forty souls, Providence thirty-four hundred and fifty-two.

The forty-six stalls in the choir, erected on a plinth of red sandstone, belong to this period (1401-19).

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