twenty-first twenty-first

Definition(s):

  • (adj) coming next after the twentieth in position

Usage(s):

  1. Whether or not Lindsay drank at her twenty-first birthday party, and all this other shit.
  2. We are competing in a new global economy, but our policies to equip American worker for the twenty-first century are stuck back in the twentieth.
  3. Thanks to their speed and reproducibility comics have succeeded in providing the first national-scale artistic interpretations of this twenty-first-century international crisis.

News

  1. Art openings, receptions, and tours.

    The N.C. Arboretum is now hosting 'Twenty-first Century Clay,' an exhibition of works by Buncombe County ceramist Matt Jones in the Baker Exhibit Center. Admission is free with paid arboretum parking.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Asheville Citizen-Times

  2. FUEL EFFICIENT CARS

    At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the head of Volkswagen, Ferdinand Piëch, gave his engineers the mandate to design a fuel-economy car that would use no more than 1 litre of gas per 100 kilometres. Several unsuccessful prototypes were subsequently produced by Volkswagen, including the models “1-Litre” and “L1”, unveiled in 2002 and 2009, respectively. read more
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Times Record

Quotes

  1. The United States will remain, as Zakaria calls it, "the single most important player in the twenty-first century."
    on Jun 8, 2008 By: Fareed Zakaria Source: Jakarta Post

  2. "Something is very, very wrong when, at the dawn of the twenty-first century, in the richest country on earth, people are actually nervous about driving over bridges for fear that they'll collapse," Mrs. Clinton said, according to her prepared...
    on Aug 8, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: New York Times

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