Meaning of ninety-eight

nine•ty-eight

Pronunciation: (nīn'tē-āt'), [key]
— n.
  1. a cardinal number, 90 plus 8.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 98 or XCVIII.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.
—adj.
  1. amounting to 98 in number.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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