- a cardinal number, 30 plus 6.
- a symbol for this number, as 36 or XXXVI.
- a set of this many persons or things.
- amounting to 36 in number.
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Examples from the Web for thirty-six
Thirty-six percent were in favor and 38 percent were opposed.How the PC Police Threaten Free Speech
January 9, 2015
Thirty-six Palestinians and Israeli Arabs were killed by Israeli police and troops in the first three days of the second intifada.Israeli Tactics And The Birth Of An Intifada
February 27, 2013
Thirty-six hours ago, a fiscal cliff deal had seemed within reach.Boehner Comments Cause Market and Analysts to Freak Out Over Fiscal Cliff
Matthew Zeitlin, Daniel Gross
December 19, 2012
Thirty-six percent is well below the 43 percent Obama captured four years ago.Mark McKinnon on Obama’s Demographic Worries
October 23, 2012
He appears to have grown fat and scant of breath when he was about thirty-six or seven.The Man Shakespeare
When she was at the age of thirty-six I met her in Paris, with a daughter of sixteen.Night and Morning, Complete
For each of the next three years the average number is thirty-six.The Letters of Robert Burns
Oh, don't underestimate it, Mason; quite thirty-six hours at least.One Day's Courtship
Why, there are thirty-six different kinds of polite society.A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales
Guy De Maupassant