forty-ninth

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English[edit]

English ordinal numbers
 <  48th 49th 50th  > 
    Ordinal : forty-ninth
    Cardinal : forty-nine

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forty-ninth

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number forty-nine, describing a person or thing in position number 49 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the forty-ninth page of the book.
    She finished forty-ninth in the race.

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  • English ordinal numbers may function as either an adjective or as a noun, and almost never appear in the plural.

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Noun[edit]

forty-ninth (plural forty-ninths)

  1. (fractional) One of forty-nine equal parts of a whole.
    A forty-ninth of 980 is 20.