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fif•ty



Pronunciation: (fif'tē), [key]
n., pl. -ties,
adj.


n.
1. a cardinal number, ten times five.
2. a symbol for this number, as 50 or L.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. fifties,the numbers, years, degrees, or the like, from 50 through 59, as in referring to numbered streets, indicating the years of a lifetime or of a century, or degrees of temperature: She lives in the East Fifties. He's in his late fifties. It's going to be in the fifties again today.
5. Informal.a fifty-dollar bill: He had a fifty and two tens in his wallet.

adj.
amounting to 50 in number.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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