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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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twenty-oneˌtwenty-ˈone noun [uncountable]  American EnglishDGC a card game, usually played for money syn pontoon British English
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twenty-oneThus, up to age twenty-one, men were charged with the responsibility to prevent conception.The thought of going from twenty-one to fifty-one is making me nauseous.She has twenty-one points and eight assists.In less than three months he shot twenty-one films, most of them using Southern California settings.Two times ten to the twenty-two, or twenty times ten to the twenty-one.Soo-Il died in 1934 at the age of eighty-eight, when my father was twenty-one.Red ends the game with twenty-one points and eleven rebounds, tops in both categories.
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