Definitions

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  • n. The cardinal number immediately following twenty-eight and preceding thirty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being nine more than twenty
  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-eight and one

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Examples

  • According to the General Social Survey, people who had at least some college education remained a minority of the population aged eighteen to twenty-nine until the 1990s.

    American Grace

  • I think it took about three months the first time for me to wear size twenty-nine jeans.

    The Mommy Diet

  • I entered Stanford Business School twenty-nine years ago as a naive twenty-one year old, the youngest in my class.

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  • It was June of 2009, just ten months before a gas explosion in Massey's Upper Big Branch mine killed twenty-nine miners and showed the nation how Massey Coal plays the appeals game to evade enforcement on the company's thousands of safety violations.

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  • Her children are now ages twenty-nine, twenty-four and thirteen.

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  • Reported attacks in Ingushetia rose from five in 2004 to 227 in 2008; those in Dagestan increased from twenty-nine to eighty-nine in the same period.

    The Return

  • He was twenty-nine years old and had graduated before all of them.

    So Much Pretty

  • I literally turned off the router ports for twenty-eight or twenty-nine days a month.

    In the Plex

  • Not since the crash of twenty-nine have things been so unfair

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  • When basic training was over and his squad was distributed to bases throughout the country for the remaining twenty-nine months of their service, Luke found that, unlike some of his unlucky companions who had been sent to the border with North Korea, he was reassigned to a kitchen.

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