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- adj. The ordinal form of the number twenty-three.
- n. The person or thing in the twenty-third position.
- n. One of twenty-three equal parts of a whole.
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- adj. coming next after the twenty-second in position
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Of the forty-six countries for which data were available, Russia had only the thirty-seventh highest rate of victimization by burglary, the twenty-third highest for theft of personal property, and the twenty-fourth highest for assault with force.
We come in at twenty-third; Denmark claims to have the happiest people on the planet.
Looking at just the United States, it was merely the twenty-third warmest year on record, no doubt a factor in the aforementioned poll.
Yet the twenty-third child joined another pair rather than work with Sasha.
It was January twenty-third and the preceding five months had been rife with highs and lows.
Set in the twenty-third century, the series features a cast of new characters with storylines that run parallel to the events of the original Star Trek television series.
After a particularly one-sided romance with a much older man who gave me a jar of Dijon mustard for my twenty-third birthday, and the period of celibacy and self-searching that ensued, by my twenty-fifth birthday I was ready to be in a relationship again.
You had the last two spacers, and he looks, what, twenty-third century?
I think we had this same disagreement on our twenty-third anniversary.
“How did you cross it, back in the twenty-third century?”