[ nahyn-tee-fahyv ]


  1. a cardinal number, 90 plus 5.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 95 or XCV.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.


  1. amounting to 95 in number.
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Example Sentences

Ninety-five other military, political and public figures including his wife died on that plane.

Ninety-five percent of people diagnosed with that cancer die within five years.

Ninety-five would be killed, and more than 500 more wounded.

Ninety-five percent of all Americans got a tax cut under the plan.

Without even thinking, I blurted out, “Ninety-five percent, easy.”

This organ comprised no less than ninety-five ranks of Mixture, including two stops of twenty-one and twenty ranks, respectively.

Her length is six hundred and ninety-five feet; her breadth eighty-five feet, and her burthen twenty-two thousand tons.

Not counting himself and West, there were ninety-five of them.

They are supposed to have long heads; but it appears that ninety-five times out of a hundred they haven't.

The ninety-five millionth mile waits on us silently, at the doorways of our souls night and day, and we wait on It.





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