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nine•ty



Pronunciation: (nīn'tē), [key]
n., pl. -ties,
adj.


n.
1. a cardinal number, ten times nine.
2. a symbol for this number, as 90 or XC.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. nineties,the numbers, years, degrees, or the like, from 90 through 99, as in referring to numbered streets, indicating the years of a lifetime or of a century, or degrees of temperature: His grandmother is in her nineties.

adj.
amounting to 90 in number.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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