Definitions

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  • noun ordinal The ordinal form of the number fifty-five, describing a person or thing in position number 55 of a sequence.
  • noun fractional One of fifty-five equal parts of a whole.

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  • adjective the ordinal number of fifty-five in counting order

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Examples

  • Today, marks the fifty-fifth birthday of another computer legend, Steven Jobs, CEO and founder of Apple Computers.

    Five People Born on February 24 | myFiveBest

  • Before returning to Spokane, I asked permission to visit my parents in Saint Louis to celebrate their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary.

    The Grace to Race

  • That means that if Roger Maris or Mickey Mantle hit their sixty-first home run in the one hundred fifty-fifth game of the season, their name will have an asterisk in the record book.

    LUCKY

  • Before returning to Spokane, I asked permission to visit my parents in Saint Louis to celebrate their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary.

    The Grace to Race

  • Mickelson had a chance to supplant Woods as world number one this week and could only limp in with a tie for fifty-fifth.

    Unplayable

  • Before returning to Spokane, I asked permission to visit my parents in Saint Louis to celebrate their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary.

    The Grace to Race

  • David Peterson became an Achilles board member and was eventually sworn in as the fifty-fifth governor of New York.

    Long May You Run

  • That means that if Roger Maris or Mickey Mantle hit their sixty-first home run in the one hundred fifty-fifth game of the season, their name will have an asterisk in the record book.

    LUCKY

  • Sally died in 2000, the same year the team celebrated their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary, but the show lovingly goes on.

    Michelle Haimoff: The Secret New York Alternative to the Metropolitan Opera

  • Eyes focused on the fifty-fifth OPEC meeting, scheduled for Caracas in late December 1979.

    The Prize

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