Fifty - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɪfti|  American pronunciation of the word fifty
Brit.  |ˈfɪfti|  British pronunciation of the word fifty

noun

- the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five (syn: 50, l)
- a United States bill worth 50 dollars

adjective

- being ten more than forty (syn: 50, l)

Examples

She is in her fifties.

The bill for dinner came to $43, and she gave him a fifty.

He is over fifty.

I can give you five tens for that fifty if you want.

Fifty years from now you'll be telling your grandchildren about this day.

Fifty guests will be a bit of a squeeze.

I'll go fifty dollars for a ticket.

We were made to learn fifty new words every week.

The house is set in fifty acres of parkland.

His wealth is estimated at fifty million dollars.

The new employment bill will put the clock back fifty years.

over fifty years of peaceful coexistence

That will basically cover fifty...correction sixty percent of all charges.

Fifty thousand people have been displaced by the fighting.

That fifty dollars is my ace in the hole.

Word forms

noun
singular: fifty
plural: fifties
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