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  • n. The cardinal number immediately following thirty-five and preceding thirty-seven.

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  • adj. being six more than thirty

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Examples

  • In Tony Blairs speech to launch this initiative he included the word employer thirty-six times.

    What's Going On

  • Young is thirty-six, which is a little older than Trask (twenty-eight), Dischner (thirty-one), and Pohlman (twenty-nine).

    Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs

  • I was just thirty-six and still trying to figure out how to be a senator.

    The Good Fight

  • And this seismograph traces an unambiguous picture, for on every single one of the fifteen questions tolerance increases significantly over these thirty-six years.51 Figure 13.9 summarizes the trends for each of the five groups averaging responses to speeches, teaching, and books in each case.

    American Grace

  • Michael had been missing for thirty-six hours now, with no word from his kidnappers.

    The Omega Theory

  • Even a “small” eruption of a single volcano, such as Krakatoa in Indonesia in 1883, caused a tidal wave, initially 120 feet high, that raced over the surface of the ocean at a speed of four hundred miles an hour across a distance of thousands of miles, killing thirty-six thousand people.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • For example, in a coal mine near Lancaster in England, a fossilized tree has been found that is over thirty-six feet tall.32 This is proof that the strata were formed within a very short time, otherwise the tree would have rotted away.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Less than thirty-six hours before, she had still been Keshari Mitchell, pulling off the greatest stunt and fraud of her life, her very own suicide.

    Larger Than Lyfe

  • With a typical tour of duty lasting between thirty and thirty-six months, the Heir could expect to work up to ten twenty-four-hour shifts per month if he had any intention of being promoted to captain.

    William and Kate

  • Besides, three is a magic number, and thirty-six is a multiple of three.

    Slice Of Cherry

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