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eighty-sixth

EnglishEdit

English ordinal numbers
 <  85th 86th 87th  > 
    Ordinal : eighty-sixth
    Cardinal : eighty-six

NumeralEdit

eighty-sixth

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number eighty-six, describing a person or thing in position number 86 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the eighty-sixth page of the book.
    She finished eighty-sixth 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-sixth (plural eighty-sixths)

  1. (fractional) One of eighty-six equal parts of a whole.
    An eighty-sixth of 1720 is 20.

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