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eighty-seventh

EnglishEdit

English ordinal numbers
 <  86th 87th 88th  > 
    Ordinal : eighty-seventh
    Cardinal : eighty-seven

NumeralEdit

eighty-seventh

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number eighty-seven, describing a person or thing in position number 87 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the eighty-seventh page of the book.
    She finished eighty-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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NounEdit

eighty-seventh (plural eighty-sevenths)

  1. (fractional) One of eighty-seven equal parts of a whole.
    An eighty-seventh of 1740 is 20.

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