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Definition of "eighty-second" [eighty-second]

  • The ordinal form of the number eighty-two, describing a person or thing in position number 82 of a sequence. (noun)
  • One of eighty-two equal parts of a whole. (noun)

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Use "eighty-second" in a sentence
  • "Had the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., survived the struggles of the civil rights movement and gone on to lead a long, healthy life, he would be waking up this weekend to his eighty-second birthday."
  • "She was an elementary school teacher in Springfield, Virginia, where coworkers had told her about the explosions at the World Trade Center, and she was frantically trying to phone a brother-in-law who worked on the eighty-second floor of one of the towers and her brother who worked across the street."
  • "In fact, he had applied for the headmastership of Knightley Academy when their grand chevalier announced he would be retiring just after his eighty-second birthday."