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ninety-seventh

EnglishEdit

English ordinal numbers
 <  96th 97th 98th  > 
    Ordinal : ninety-seventh
    Cardinal : ninety-seven

NumeralEdit

ninety-seventh

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number ninety-seven, describing a person or thing in position number 97 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the ninety-seventh page of the book.
    She finished ninety-seventh in the race.

Usage notesEdit

English ordinal numbers may function as either an adjective or as a noun, and almost never appear in the plural.

AbbreviationsEdit

NounEdit

ninety-seventh (plural ninety-sevenths)

  1. (fractional) One of ninety-seven equal parts of a whole.
    A ninety-seventh of 1940 is 20.