fifty

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfɪfti/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfɪfti/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fiftē)


Inflections of 'fifty' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": fifties
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fifty

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [net, gross] total of fifty
  2. [about, approximately, roughly] fifty
  3. only fifty [turned, showed] up
  4. only fifty turned up [for, at] (the event)
  5. fifty have been [booked, ordered, invited]
  6. are [sold, packed, boxed] in fifties
  7. (in, for) fifty minutes
  8. I will be there in fifty
  9. he looks [about, around] fifty
  10. I would put him around fifty
  11. [by, at] the age of fifty
  12. a [woman, lady] in her (late) fifties
  13. common among women in their fifties
  14. he's in his [late, early, mid] fifties
  15. the average [number, age] is fifty
  16. I was [doing, going, driving] around fifty (in town)
  17. was [founded, discovered] in the fifties
  18. was an icon [in, of] the fifties
  19. temperatures in the fifties
  20. I'll give you fifty for it
  21. paid in fifties
adj
  1. there is a fifty percent chance [of, that]
  2. fifty percent of (all)
  3. fifty [miles, dollars, times, percent]
  4. fifty [years, seconds, minutes]
  5. (not) in the last fifty [years]
  6. has been fifty [years] since
  7. took fifty minutes to [complete, do, make]
  8. the [show, episode] lasts fifty minutes
  9. [costs, is worth] fifty [Euros, Dollars]
  10. a [total, sum, net] of fifty (Euros)
  11. [has, owns, covers] fifty acres
  12. fifty of [them, these, who, which]
  13. fifty out of every (one) hundred [people, workers, residents]
  14. fifty (documented) cases of
  15. is fifty years [old, of age]
  16. is turning fifty [tomorrow]
  17. you have a fifty-fifty shot at [succeeding, finishing, winning]
  18. there is a fifty-fifty chance of
  19. your chances are fifty-fifty
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