forty-seventh

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English[edit]

English ordinal numbers
 <  46th 47th 48th  > 
    Ordinal : forty-seventh
    Cardinal : forty-seven

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forty-seventh

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number forty-seven, describing a person or thing in position number 47 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the forty-seventh page of the book.
    She finished forty-seventh 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-seventh (plural forty-sevenths)

  1. (fractional) One of forty-seven equal parts of a whole.
    A forty-seventh of 940 is 20.

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