Definition of Forties in English :

Define Forties in English

Forties meaning in English

Meaning of Forties in English

Pronunciation of Forties in English

Forties pronunciation in English

Pronounce Forties in English


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1. forties, mid-forties

the time of life between 40 and 50

2. 1940s, forties

the decade from 1940 to 1949

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plural noun
1.  the forties
2.  one's forties
3.  in the forties

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n. pl. for·ties
1. The cardinal number equal to 4 × 10.
2. forties
a. A decade or the numbers from 40 to 49: They stopped smoking in their forties. At night the temperature fell into the forties.
b. often Forties The decade from 40 to 49 in a century.

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