['twentɪ] or ['twɛnti]
(noun.) the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one.
(adj.) denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units .
(a.) One more that nineteen; twice; as, twenty men.
(a.) An indefinite number more or less that twenty.
(n.) The number next following nineteen; the sum of twelve and eight, or twice ten; twenty units or objects; a score.
(n.) A symbol representing twenty units, as 20, or xx.
adj. twice ten: nineteen and one: an indefinite number.—n. the number next after nineteen: the figures representing twenty: an old English division of infantry.—adj. Twen′tieth next after the nineteenth.—n. one of twenty equal parts of anything.—adv. Twen′tyfold twenty times as many.—adj. Twen′ty-four twenty and four.—n. the number made up of four and twenty: (pl. print.) a form of composed type or plates containing twenty-four leaves or forty-eight pages properly arranged for printing and folding: a book made up of sections of twenty-four pages.—n. Twen′ty-four′-mo written 24mo a leaf from a sheet of paper folded for a book in twenty-four equal parts: a book made up of leaves folded in twenty-four equal parts.
- Odessa is about twenty hours' run from Sebastopol, and is the most northerly port in the Black Sea. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- There were numerous dragon flies--one found in the Belgian coal-measures had a wing span of twenty-nine inches! 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- The marriage is fixed for the twenty-second of December. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- Such I was, from eight to eight and twenty; and such I might still have been but for you, dearest, loveliest Elizabeth! 简·奥斯汀. 傲慢与偏见.
- I kept the horse until he was four years old, when he went blind, and I sold him for twenty dollars. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- It was twice--twenty times as fine; not one quarter as comfortable. 伊丽莎白·盖斯凯尔. 南方与北方.
- It is written in letters, not figures,--twenty thousand. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- Jos's London agents had orders to pay one hundred and twenty pounds yearly to his parents at Fulham. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- She is four-and-twenty. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- So the world was kind enough to call him; and so he was, if more than twenty years of residence gave him a claim to the title. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 小杜丽.
- I have only one pocket-handkerchief, he added, but if I had twenty, I would offer you each one. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- Twenty-nine, I see. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- I should have been fond enough of you even to go that length, and you would have accepted my invitation--you would, sir, twenty years ago! 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- It might have been twenty thousand pound. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 艰难时事.
- If you change once, why not twenty times? 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- When he got home, he gave four of the twenties to his mother, asking her to keep them for him. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- Hillyer was quite a young man, then in his twenties, and very brilliant. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- In the year 179-, when he was just clear of these incumbrances, he gave the odds of 100 to 1 (in twenties) against Kangaroo, who won the Derby. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- There aren't any four hundred twenties in the mountains, I said. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.