fifty-ninth

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English[edit]

English ordinal numbers
 <  58th 59th 60th  > 
    Cardinal : fifty-nine
    Ordinal : fifty-ninth

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fifty-ninth

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number fifty-nine, describing a person or thing in position number 59 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the fifty-ninth page of the book.
    She finished fifty-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]

fifty-ninth (plural fifty-ninths)

  1. (fractional) One of fifty-nine equal parts of a whole.
    A fifty-ninth of 1180 is 20.