Meaning of twenty-four

twen•ty-four

Pronunciation: (twen'tē-fôr', -fōr', twun'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a cardinal number, 20 plus 4.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 24 or XXIV.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.
—adj.
  1. amounting to 24 in number.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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