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  • n. Plural form of forty.
  • n. The decade of the 1840s, 1940s, etc.
  • n. The decade of one's life from age 40 through age 49.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. See forty.

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

  • n. the decade from 1940 to 1949
  • n. the time of life between 40 and 50

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