[twen-tee-fawr, -fohr, twuhn-]
- a cardinal number, 20 plus 4.
- a symbol for this number, as 24 or XXIV.
- a set of this many persons or things.
- amounting to 24 in number.
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Examples from the Web for twenty-four
A lot has happened along the way, such as twenty-four other Grisham bestsellers, totaling a quarter of a billion books sold.Still Killing Time: John Grisham Talks Broadway and “Sycamore Row”
October 24, 2013
Twenty-four years and three months is a long time to stay in power, even for a dictator in the Horn of Africa.Is Sudan’s Uprising the Beginning of the End of Omar al Bashir?
September 28, 2013
Twenty-four Senate Republicans have put out statements saying shutting down the government over Obamacare would be ridiculous.Most GOP Senators Will Bow to Ted Cruz on Obamacare
September 25, 2013
Fortunately for Newton, “she arrives within twenty-four hours.”Helmut Newton Book ‘World Without Men’ Returns
April 2, 2013
Twenty-four percent of the online content from the Romney campaign was about the economy, versus 19 percent from Obama.Obama's Online Victory
August 15, 2012
Twenty-four hours have now passed, and we are still tossing about on the ocean.Brave and Bold
How many hours in the twenty-four do you devote to your needle?
He rests it seems not above six hours in the twenty-four—any more than you.
"I wish I was a constable for twenty-four hours," cried Mrs. Bartlett.In the Midst of Alarms
After twenty-four years they still mourned the little one they had lost.The Dream