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English ordinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ninety-nine
    Ordinal : ninety-ninth

AdjectiveEdit

ninety-ninth

  1. The ordinal form of the number ninety-nine, describing a person or thing in position number 99 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the ninety-ninth page of the book.
    She finished ninety-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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NounEdit

ninety-ninth (plural ninety-ninths)

  1. One of ninety-nine equal parts of a whole.
    A ninety-ninth of 1980 is 20.