Definitions

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  • n. The cardinal number after twenty-two and before twenty-four.

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

  • adj. being three more than twenty
  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-two and one

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Examples

  • The referees called twenty-three fouls on Shelbyville—a final-game record—and sixteen on Terre Haute Garfield.

    Getting Open

  • They have documented twenty-three of these cases where innocent people were executed by the state.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • Justice Kennedy was in the majority 92 percent of the time, including in eighteen of twenty-three 5–4 cases, more than any other justice.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • In its most recent term, October Term 2008, there were seventy-five decisions and twenty-three were decided by a 5–4 margin.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • In the same legislative package, Reagan successfully gained passage of twenty-three other “anti-crime” bills.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • Smith and Snell find that 26 percent of their sample of young adults aged eighteen to twenty-three in 2008 can be classified as “Disengaged” from religion as they attend religious services less than a few times a year and identify themselves as not religious.

    American Grace

  • The fall term at Beth Emet includes twenty-three classes covering topics as varied as Torah Chanting Basics, A History of Zionism, Traditions in the Kitchen, and Yoga for You.

    American Grace

  • The 2006 Faith Matters survey has thirteen self-identified Muslims and twenty-three Buddhists.

    American Grace

  • The establishment answered the phone “Tiger Lilies” on page twenty-three and by page eighty-seven, there had been six tiger mentions.

    The Sacred Promise

  • Alexander was bitterly disappointed that Darius had escaped, but as his companions surrounded him to offer their congratulations, he could rejoice that at twenty-three years of age, he had just defeated the Great King of Persia.

    Alexander the Great

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