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fifty

 
 
/ˈfɪfti/
A2 the number 50Cardinal numbers, including nought and zero
the fifties the years from 1950 to 1959Decades, centuries and the millennium
be in your fifties to be aged between 50 and 59Describing age and birthdays
fiftieth 50th written as a wordOrdinal numbers
Translations of “fifty”
in Korean 50, 오십…
in Arabic الرَقم 50…
in French cinquante, cinquante ans…
in Turkish elli…
in Italian cinquanta…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數字)50…
in Russian пятьдесят…
in Polish pięćdziesiąt…
in Spanish cincuenta, cincuenta años…
in Portuguese cinquenta…
in German die Fünfzig…
in Catalan cinquanta…
in Japanese 50, 50の…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数字)50…
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