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## fif·ty

(fĭf′tē)
n.
1. The cardinal number equal to 5 × 10.
2. fifties
a. A decade or the numbers from 50 to 59: They began playing golf in their fifties. With the sunshine, the temperature reached the fifties.
b. often Fifties The decade from 50 to 59 in a century.
3. A fifty-dollar bill.

[Middle English fifti, from Old English fīftig; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]

## fifty

(ˈfɪftɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 50, L, etc, representing this number
3. something represented by, representing, or consisting of 50 units
determiner
a. amounting to fifty: fifty people.
b. (as pronoun): fifty should be sufficient.
[Old English fīftig]

## fif•ty

(ˈfɪf ti)

n., pl. -ties,
1. a cardinal number, ten times five.
2. a symbol for this number, as 50 or L.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. fifties, the numbers from 50 through 59, as in referring to the years of a lifetime or of a century or to degrees of temperature.
5. a fifty-dollar bill.
6. amounting to 50.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English fīftig]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 fifty - the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five50, Llarge integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten 2 fifty - a United States bill worth 50 dollarsfifty dollar billbank bill, bank note, banker's bill, banknote, Federal Reserve note, government note, greenback, bill, note - a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes" Adj. 1 fifty - being ten more than forty    50, lcardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
الخَمسينخمسونخَمسونخَمْسُونعُمرُه خَمسون سَنَه
cinquanta
halvtredshalvtreds århalvtreds år gammel
kvindek
viiskümmend
viisikymmentä
pedeset
ötven
fimmtíufimmtíu árafimmtíu ára, fimmtugur

50
quinquaginta
laipsnųlygiomispenkiasdešimtpenkiasdešimtaspenkiasdešimties
cincizeci
päťdesiatpäťdesiat rokov
petdeset
femtio
ห้าสิบ
ellielli yaşıelli yaşında
năm mươi

## fifty

[ˈfɪftɪ]
about fifty people/carsalrededor de cincuenta personas/coches
he'll be fifty (years old) this yearcumple or va a cumplir cincuenta este año
B. Ncincuenta m
the fifties (= 1950s) → los años cincuenta
to be in one's fiftiesandar por los cincuenta
the temperature was in the fiftieshacía más de cincuenta grados
to do fifty (miles per hour) (Aut) → ir a cincuenta (millas por hora)

## fifty

[ˈfɪfti] numcinquante
He's fifty → Il a cinquante ans.fifty-fifty [ˌfɪftiˈfɪfti]
They split the prize money fifty-fifty → Ils ont partagé l'argent du prix moitié-moitié.
to share fifty-fifty with sb → partager moitié-moitié avec qn
to have a fifty-fifty chance → avoir une chance sur deux
to have a fifty-fifty chance of success → avoir cinquante pour cent de chances de réussir
on a fifty-fifty basis → sur une base de moitié-moitié

## fifty

nFünfzig f ? also sixty

## fifty

[ˈfɪftɪ]
about fifty people/cars → una cinquantina di persone/di macchine
he'll be fifty (years old) next birthday → al prossimo compleanno avrà/compirà cinquant'anni
2. ncinquanta m inv
the fifties (1950s) → gli anni cinquanta
to be in one's fifties → avere passato la cinquantina
the temperature was in the fifties → la temperatura era al di sopra dei cinquanta gradi (Fahrenheit)
to do fifty (Aut) → andare a 50 (all'ora)

## fifty

(ˈfifti) noun
1. the number or figure 50.
2. the age of 50.
1. 50 in number.
2. aged 50.
ˈfifties noun plural
1. the period of time between one's fiftieth and sixtieth birthdays.
2. the range of temperatures between fifty and sixty degrees.
3. the period of time between the fiftieth and sixtieth years of a century.
ˈfiftieth noun
1. one of fifty equal parts.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of fifty (people, things etc); (the) next after the forty-ninth.
fifty-
having fifty (of something). a fifty-page book.
ˈfifty-year-old noun
a person or animal that is fifty years old.