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  • noun The cardinal number immediately following fifty-three and preceding fifty-five.

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

  • adjective being four more than fifty


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  • There are approximately 25.4 million single guys in the US that are between the ages of twenty-five and fifty-four, which is quite a few to choose from, but its the concentration of singles in any given area that is more important to consider.

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  • Charlie’s fifty-four, which is maybe getting on, he supposes.

    Alice in Jeopardy

  • This meant that the Senate would always need sixty votes for cloture; under our resolution, the number needed for cloture might be as low as fifty-four or fifty-five if several members were absent.

    The Good Fight

  • But most impressive of all was his fifty-four room mansion, called Dominion Residence, which included a perfume parlor, barber shop, ballroom, and shrine to his longtime companion, James Walton, who died in 1951.

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  • In 1919 Phelan conducted a survey of amusements in his city and was shocked to learn that in the downtown area alone there were “fifty-four rooms used for dancing purposes” and that they were all located “in the neighborhood of the picture houses.”

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  • Eight others were shot, nine raped and fifty-four beaten.

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  • Operation Pressure Pump on July 11 involved 1,254 sorties from Fifth Air Force and Marine, naval, Korean, Australian, South African, and British aircraft by day and fifty-four B-29s at night.

    Between War and Peace

  • He was fifty-four years old in 1985, and was clearly a new type of Soviet leader.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • My father was fifty-four years old and my mother was twenty-six.

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  • One hundred and fifty-four American soldiers died in 2008 in Afghanistan, the largest number since the fall of the Taliban.

    The Longest War


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