Language: | Old English |

Origin: | twentig |

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twen‧ty

1HMN the number 20 :

a small village twenty miles from Nairobi

I'm nearly twenty (=20 years old).

2TMC## the twenties

[plural] also ** the 20s, the 1920s** the years from 1920 to 1929 :

In the twenties the business expanded.

5 [countable] a piece of paper money that is worth £20 or $20 :

I offered the driver a twenty.

in the twentieth century

her twentieth birthday

Definition of twenty from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic NUMBERS

the topic NUMBERS

add
addition
bi-
billion
calculate
constant
D
demi-
division
eight
eleven
equal(a)
equal(v)
even
factor(n)
factor(v)
fifth
fig.
figure
five
four
fourth
gross
hundred
L
M
million
multiple
-nd
negative
nine
No.
nos.
number
O
one
pi
plot
point
positive
product
-rd
root
round
score
second
set
six
square(n)
square(v)
-st
sum
take
ten
thousand
three
tri-
twenty
twice
unit
V
X
zero

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