Definitions

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  • noun The cardinal number immediately following twenty-six and preceding twenty-eight.

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

  • adjective being seven more than twenty
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-six and one

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Examples

  • Soon after moving to Denver in 1876, she purchased a three-story mansion with twenty-seven rooms, then outfitted it with the finest furnishings available.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • There have been only twenty-seven amendments to the Constitution since 1787 and only seventeen since the Bill of Rights was adopted in 1791.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • Badenhorst, Cas, survived camp attack: details awaited from family Jul twenty-seven 2009. 20050728

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  • Rafael La Porta and colleagues studied twenty-seven of the richest countries and found that in Argentina, Hong Kong, Belgium, Greece, Israel, and Mexico, single families or individuals were controlling shareholders in at least half of the twenty largest publicly traded firms.

    The Return

  • Badenhorst, Cas, survived stay attack: details awaited from family July twenty-seven 2009. 20050728

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  • According to Bain & Company, a important commercial operation consulting firm, twenty-seven retailers went broke in 2008 followed by 18 compartment Nov in 2009.

    Black Friday and Holiday shopping season 2009: Some facts

  • This cook had passed the typhoid bacteria to twenty-seven victims, two of whom died.

    Deadly

  • He shook his head, preparing himself to hear the arguments of twenty-seven representatives of various interest groups or corporations, as well as presentations by some of the lawyers for various parties, lawyers who filled every place in two long tables before him.

    In the Plex

  • We now know how many “some” is: twenty-seven per cent.

    Monday Midday « Gerry Canavan

  • He invites subjects to sit down at a desk and answer a list of twenty-seven questions about their outlook on life.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

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