[ thur-tee-too ]


  1. a cardinal number, 30 plus 2.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 32 or XXXII.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.


  1. amounting to 32 in number.

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Example Sentences

Thirty-two people died when he ran his ship onto the rocks off Tuscany in 2012.

Lethal injection is allowed as a form of execution in all thirty-two states that have the death penalty.

Cukurs was accused of killing thirty-two thousand Latvian Jews in 1941.

Out of more than thirty-two thousand welfare applicants, it referred 636 for drug testing.

Thirty-two teams, divided into eight groups of four, will travel to Brazil.

He gave his cousin a silk dress, and he bought himself a set of books for his birthday; he was thirty-two.

Dolcoath Stray Park engine, with a cylinder of 63 inches in diameter, did thirty-two millions.

In the first third of my road, which lay along the coast, I counted about thirty-two brooks which we were obliged to walk through.

The body is an octagon of thirty-two feet diameter; and the choir, of the same shape, is twenty-one feet in diameter.

The lake is confined on the Pacific side by a dam between the hills at Pedro Miguel, thirty-two miles away.