ninety-five ninety-five

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being five more than ninety

Synonym(s)

xcv

Usage(s):

  1. There are ninety-five foods on file including ground lamb, salmon and even fennel and pumpkin.
  2. Two hundred and ninety-five men were crowded into that barracks40 ft.

News

  1. LAPD watchdog finds short paper trail on force investigations

    Ninety-five percent of such cases involve 'less serious' use of force by officers and get less rigorous internal review, making them tougher to scrutinize, L.A. Police Commission says. The Los Angeles Police Department investigates incidents involving the use of force by officers in a way that makes it difficult in most cases for the city's police watchdog to evaluate the thoroughness of those ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Pinterest Network Helps Brands Pin More Content

    Pingage , a Pinterest-focused marketing startup, has changed its name to Ahalogy and is announcing a pins-based platform called Content Network.  "We recommend 15 to 20 [Pinterest] pins per day," Bob Gilbreath, president of Cincinnati-based Ahalogy, told Adweek. "When you talk to a brand about that, their jaw drops. Ninety-five percent of the brands we've spoken with don't have that kind of ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: AdWeek

  3. Recent

    Careers are sometimes molded by circumstances beyond our control. But you must love your work if it consumes your passions at the age of ninety-five. Chester “Chet” Heth and his wife have lived in Palos Verdes for the past 46 years and raised a family of five children. They have eight grandchildren.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Easy Reader

Quotes

  1. Brig. Gen. Qassim al-Moussawi, the Iraqi military spokesman, said, "We have not seen such a wave of attacks since the security plan began. These are terrorist challenges. Ninety-five percent of those killed today were civilians."
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: Abd al-Karim Qasim Source: Washington Post

  2. "We didn't feel very confident going out there being down 5-1," Gagne said. "Ninety-five percent of the time you end up losing the game. The crowd got energized, gave us energy, and fired us up."
    on Dec 11, 2008 By: Simon Gagne Source: USA Today

  3. "This is where American jobs will be tomorrow," Obama said. "Ninety-five percent of the world's customers and fastest-growing markets are beyond our borders."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: msnbc.com

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