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Definition of "ninety-seven" []

  • The cardinal number immediately following ninety-six and preceding ninety-eight. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ninety-seven" in a sentence
  • "On Thursday, April 19, 1956, at 2:35 P.M., the president gathered a large group in the Indian Treaty Room of the Executive Office Building.39 The purpose was to plan for Operation Alert, a seven-day mobilization exercise scheduled for July and based on a scenario in which ninety-seven nuclear bombs would be exploded over fifty-two major American cities with additional attacks on bases, nuclear facilities, and eleven smaller cities."
  • "Canadian psychologist Tracey Waskowic surveyed seventy-seven widows and widowers ranging in age from forty-one to ninety-seven and found that securely attached people were less angry, less socially isolated, and less prone to guilt, despair, and rumination which in itself is thought to perpetuate depressed moods than insecurely attached people."
  • "One hundred and three degrees, ninety-seven percent humidity: like playing tennis underwater, only the water is boiling."