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The person who does not know how to live while they are making a living is a poorer person after their wealth is won than when they started.
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Etymology

Middle English fower < Old English fēower < Proto-Germanic *fiþworiz < Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres. Cognate with German vier, French quatre, Ancient Greek τέσσαρες (tessares), Russian четыре (četýre).

Cardinal number

four

  1. (cardinal) The number after three and before five; one plus three; two plus two; two times two. The typical number of fingers, other than the thumb, on one hand. This many: ••••. Ordinal: fourth.
  2. Describing a set or group with four components.

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Noun

Singular
four

Plural
s

four (s)
  1. (countable) The digit or figure 4; an occurrence thereof.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A score of 4 runs.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) quadruple sculls

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French

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Noun

four m. (plural fours)

  1. oven
  2. stove

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