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Definition of "forty-sixth" [forty-sixth]

  • The ordinal form of the number forty-six, describing a person or thing in position number 46 of a sequence. (noun)
  • One of forty-six equal parts of a whole. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "forty-sixth" in a sentence
  • "In 2010 the United States position concerning female life expectancy had fallen to forty-sixth."
  • "This year marks the forty-sixth celebration of Kwanzaa, created by Dr. Maulana Karenga at the height of the Civil Rights Era."
  • "According to a study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count project, Arizona ranks fortieth in the nation in overall child well-being and forty-sixth in high school dropout rates."