ciento veinte
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ciento veinte(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. one hundred twenty (cardinal)
La flota estaba formada por ciento veinte navíos.The fleet consisted of one hundred twenty ships.
b. a hundred and twenty (cardinal)
La escalinata tiene ciento veinte escalones.The staircase has a hundred and twenty steps.
c. one hundred and twentieth (ordinal)
La semana que viene celebramos el ciento veinte aniversario de la apertura de nuestra primera tienda.Next week we're celebrating the one hundred and twentieth anniversary of the opening of our first store.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. one hundred twenty
Ciento veinte es divisible por diez.One hundred twenty is divisible by ten.
b. a hundred and twenty
Ochenta más cuarenta es ciento veinte.Eighty plus forty is a hundred and twenty.
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