[ twen-tee-fahyv, twuhn- ]


  1. a cardinal number, 20 plus 5.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 25 or XXV.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.


  1. amounting to 25 in number.

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Example Sentences

Twenty-five more for-profits are on well on their way to doing the same thing.

I arrive at twelve-twenty-five and the secretaries are in a tizzy.

Twenty-five years ago, Democrats faced the same challenges in reverse.

He was twenty-five and in peak physical condition when he went in, but a flabby thirty when he came out.

She looks at you and then points to a rickety wooden boat about twenty-five meters from where you stand.

I presume the twenty-five or thirty miles at this end is unhealthy, even for natives, but it surely need not be so.

Edwin Clayhanger invited me to go over the printing-works at half-past six, and it's twenty-five minutes to seven now.

It is true that the parents so provided think more of the twenty-five francs than they do of the foundling.

"Very well," said the other, handing him a check for twenty-five dollars as a retainer, and straightway left the office.

The guerrilla loss he reported at fifty-two left dead on the field and one hundred and twenty-five wounded.





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