# twenty

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## twen·ty

(twĕn′tē, twŭn′-)
n.
1. The cardinal number equal to 2 × 10.
2. twenties
a. A decade or the numbers from 20 to 29: The children are now in their twenties. The temperature dipped into the twenties.
b. often Twenties The decade from 20 to 29 in a century.
3. A twenty-dollar bill.

[Middle English, from Old English twēntig; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.]

## twenty

(ˈtwɛntɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the product of ten and two; a score. See also number1
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 20, XX, etc, representing this number
3. something representing, represented by, or consisting of 20 units
determiner
a. amounting to twenty: twenty questions.
b. (as pronoun): to order twenty.
[Old English twēntig; related to Old High German zweinzug, German zwanzig]

## twen•ty

(ˈtwɛn ti, ˈtwʌn-)

n., pl. -ties,
1. a cardinal number, 10 times 2.
2. a symbol for this number, as 20 or XX.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. a twenty-dollar bill.
5. twenties, the numbers from 20 through 29, as in referring to the years of a lifetime or of a century or to degrees of temperature.
6. amounting to 20 in number.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English twēntig, c. Old Frisian tw(e)intich, Old High German zweinzug, Gothic twai tigjus; see twin, -ty1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 twenty - the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one20, XXlarge integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten 2 twenty - a United States bill worth 20 dollarstwenty 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 twenty - denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units20, xxcardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"

## twenty

determiner
Related words
combining form icosa-
Translations
الرَّقِم 20العَدَد 20عِشْرُونعُمْر 20 سَنَهفي عُمْر العِشْرين
двадесет
vint
dvacetdvacet letdvacetiletý
tyve
dudek
kakskümmend
kaksikymmentä
húszhúsz évhúszas
tuttugututtugu ára

20
viginti
dvidešimtasdvidešimtasisdvidešimtiesdvidešimties metųdvidešimties metų amžius
douăzeci
dvajset
двадесет
tjugo
ishirini
ยี่สิบ
yirmiyirmi yaşyirmi yaşında
двайцять
hai mươi

## twenty

[ˈtwentɪ]
twenty-two metre line (Rugby) → línea f de veintidós metros
twenty-twenty vision
B. Nveinte m
the twenties (eg 1920s) → los años veinte
to be in one's twentiestener veintitantos (años), ser un veinteañero
see fifty for usage

## twenty

[ˈtwɛnti] numvingt
He's twenty → Il a vingt ans.
twenty-one → vingt et untwenty-first [ˌtwɛntiˈfɜːrst] n (also twenty-first birthday) → vingt et unième anniversaire mtwenty-four hours npl (= whole day) →
twenty-four hours a day advvingt-quatre heures sur vingt-quatretwenty-twenty vision n
to have twenty-twenty vision → avoir dix dixièmes à chaque œil

## twenty

nZwanzig f; (= banknote)Zwanziger m ? also sixty

## twenty

:
twentyfold
twenty-four seven
n Geschäft, das sieben Tage die Woche und 24 Stunden am Tag geöffnet hat
adjrund um die Uhr; twenty service
twenty-twenty vision
n100-prozentige Sehschärfe

## twenty

[ˈtwɛntɪ]
2. nventi m inv
for usage see fifty

## twenty

(ˈtwenti) noun
1. the number or figure 20.
2. the age of 20.
1. 20 in number.
2. aged 20.
ˈtwenties noun plural
1. the period of time between one's twentieth and thirtieth birthdays.
2. the range of temperatures between twenty and thirty degrees.
3. the period of time between the twentieth and thirtieth years of a century.
ˈtwentieth noun
1. one of twenty equal parts.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of twenty (people, things etc); (the) next after the nineteenth.
twenty-
having twenty (of something).
ˈtwenty-year-old noun
a person who is twenty years old.