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  • n. The ordinal form of the number thirty-nine, describing a person or thing in position number 39 of a sequence.
  • n. One of thirty-nine equal parts of a whole.

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

  • adj. the ordinal number of thirty-nine in counting order


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  • A thirty-ninth folder contained a summary of the evidence and an outline of the plans to prosecute them for espionage and export violations.


  • It took him so long to eat the thirty-ninth shark, for inside the thirty-ninth shark were already the nineteen other sharks he had eaten, and inside the fortieth shark were already the nineteen other sharks he had eaten, and he did not have the appetite he had started with.


  • It is not fair that any human being can look so consistently perfect at every single hour of the day in their thirty-ninth year, she thought, taking in the imposing length of his flawless body.

    One Flight Up

  • Years later, I got voted the thirty-ninth greatest Canadian of all time.

    WWE Championship

  • Just twelve more days 'til my thirty-ninth birthday!

    December 2008

  • ELLA HAD CONFESSED to leaving the necklace Eugene had given her for her thirty-ninth birthday on top of the cabinet in the drawing room.


  • In 1957, Klein published her first book, All But My Life (now in its thirty-ninth edition).

    Gerda Weissmann Klein.

  • On his thirty-ninth birthday he decided that he had had enough.


  • But, though the thirty-ninth president later acknowledged as accurate the criticisms of Brzezinski as being aggressive and ambitious, and inclined to speak out too forcefully on critical subjects, Carter clearly wanted him anyway.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • In accordance with a request of the Statistical Commission at its thirty-ninth session E/2008/24, the Secretary-General has the honour to transmit the report of the Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting.

    Archive 2009-03-01


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