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twenty

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Pronunciation

Etymology

Old English twentiġ from Germanic *twaintigaz, an old compound of *twain- (see two) and *-tigaz

Cardinal number

twenty

  1. The cardinal number occurring after nineteen and before twenty-one, represented in Roman numerals as XX and in Arabic numerals as 20. Ordinal: twentieth.

Translations

Noun

Singular
twenty

Plural
twenties

twenty (twenties)
  1. (colloquial) A banknote with a denomination of $20.
    The waiter’s face lit up when I gave him a twenty.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 10-20 (location).
    What’s your twenty, good buddy?
  3. (military) A set of twenty push-ups.
    Drop and give me twenty, Ric! (Recruit.)

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