forty-eighth

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English[edit]

English ordinal numbers
 <  47th 48th 49th  > 
    Ordinal : forty-eighth
    Cardinal : forty-eight

Numeral[edit]

forty-eighth

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number forty-eight, describing a person or thing in position number 48 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the forty-eighth page of the book.
    She finished forty-eighth in the race.

Usage notes[edit]

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-eighth (plural forty-eighths)

  1. (fractional) One of forty-eight equal parts of a whole.
    A forty-eighth of 960 is 20.