HyperDic: forties

English > 2 senses of the word forties:
NOUNtimeforties, mid-fortiesthe time of life between 40 and 50
timeforties, 1940sthe decade from 1940 to 1949
forties > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rtiyz
RhymesAchilles ... Yerkes: 115 rhymes with iyz...
English > forties: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe time of life between 40 and 50.
Synonymmid-forties
Part ofadulthood, maturityThe period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
Broadertime of lifeA period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
Spanishcuarentena, los cuarenta
Catalanquarentena
English > forties: 2 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningThe decade from 1940 to 1949.
Synonym1940s
Broaderdecade, decennary, decenniumA period of 10 years
Spanish1940s, años 1940, los años cuarenta, los cuarenta
Catalan1940s, els quaranta

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