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  • n. The ordinal form of the number forty-five, describing a person or thing in position number 45 of a sequence.
  • n. One of forty-five equal parts of a whole.

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

  • adj. the ordinal number of forty-five in counting order


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  • Mubarak's announcement only adds more pressure to the opening night of Spider-Man, which was just postponed for the forty-fifth time, following technical problems that caused some of the actors' heads to accidentally explode onto the preview audience.

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  • I'm in my forty-fifth year and, to be honest, I've never been a glamorous woman.

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  • "People will call me on the forty-fifth day and say, 'I'm sending the check right now please don't charge the late fee!'" she says.

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  • Later, Cox, Herren, and I adjourn to his well-appointed Gold Coast apartment, which stands sentry over Lake Michigan, on the forty-fifth floor of a high-rise.


  • Two days after the funeral, Louisa and her father quietly celebrated their forty-fifth and seventy-eighth birthdays.

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  • My friend, Zelda, was about to have her forty-fifth birthday party.

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  • So he abandoned the idea of becoming consul, and the date of his triumphal entry into the city was fixed, at his request, to coincide with his forty-fifth birthday, at the end of September.


  • On my forty-fifth birthday, I interviewed a woman named Muriel Gardiner about her experiences trying to rescue people from the Nazis.

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  • On the fifteenth day of the month Casleu, in the hundred and forty-fifth year, king Antiochus set up the abominable idol of desolation upon the altar of God, and they built altars throughout all the cities of Juda round about:

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  • I saw her eyes travel round from one impossible carving to the next, while she gulped and went crimson and pale by turns, not knowing whether to scream or giggle, so I stepped up behind her and said quietly that the forty-fifth position was much admired by the discriminating.



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