Definition of "sixty-seven" [sixty-seven]

  • (noun) The cardinal number immediately following sixty-six and preceding sixty-eight.

Use "sixty-seven" in a sentence

  • "Instead, we proposed reducing the threshold from two-thirds to three-fifths—that is, from sixty-seven votes to sixty, if all senators were present."
  • "To get past them we would need a two-thirds majority—sixty-seven votes, if all senators were present and voting—the supermajority required to invoke cloture and end their filibuster."
  • "It allowed the body to invoke “cloture” to close off debate, but it set a high standard: It required a two-thirds supermajority of senators present and voting—generally sixty-seven votes."

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