Forty-eight



[fawr-tee-eyt] /ˈfɔr tiˈeɪt/

noun
1.
a cardinal number, 40 plus 8.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 48 or XLVIII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
4.
the forty-eight, the 48 contiguous states of the U.S.
adjective
5.
amounting to 48 in number.

noun

A weekend pass (WWII Navy)

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    [fawr-tee-eytth, -eyth] /ˈfɔr tiˈeɪtθ, -ˈeɪθ/ adjective 1. next after the forty-seventh; being the ordinal number for 48. 2. being one of 48 equal parts. noun 3. a forty-eighth part, especially of one (1/48). 4. the forty-eighth member of a series.



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