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eighty

1. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and eight
2. a numeral, 80, LXXX, etc., representing this number
3. the numbers 80-89, esp a person's age or the year of a particular century
4. the amount or quantity that is eight times as big as ten
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There is no water to wash," says the eighty-year-old farmer to SANA's correspondent after she drew his attention to the need to purify the wheat grains from impurities before grinding, adding "We are depending on neighbors to get drinking water," he says.
"It is funny that they are actually students in the Tel Aviv University, and they still objected my presence at the university; there is contradiction here," Ibrahim said, adding, "However, young people have the right to be angry and express themselves freely." Eighty-year-old Saad Eddin Ibrahim is an Egyptian-American sociologist and author.
But recent studies reveal they indeed might be Earhart's, putting an end to an eighty-year-old search.
The rest of the family later joined in to sing a happy birthday song for the eighty-year-old celebrant.
Eighty-year-old Mrs DJ Bethell, who has returned to Rhondda from London to live near her sister in Cemetery Road, remarked: "It is degrading to have to use such measures as this to obtain rightful comforts.
A JUDGE has called for laws on elderly drivers to be reviewed after eight schoolgirls were mown down by an eighty-year-old motorist.
Eighty-year-old Fakhreddini, who founded the National Orchestra in 1998, also said Saturday that he no longer would be the conductor of that orchestra.
Eighty-year-old Zvi, who is confined to a wheelchair, has been flying to Germany regularly for years to visit his older sister, who lives in Frankfurt.
Eighty-year-old Alf Lindley is pictured helping an air cadet unit win a top award.
Eighty-year-old Awena Robinson, who has been living at the Bodlondeb home in Wrexham for the past two years, is a major supporter of a range of good causes, having made donations totalling thousands of pounds over the years.
Eighty-year-old Jomai'ah Al Shamsi visited the polling station early in the morning to vote for the very first time in her life.