# seventeen

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## sev·en·teen

(sĕv′ən-tēn′)
n.
1. The cardinal number equal to 16 + 1.
2. The 17th in a set or sequence.

[Middle English seventene, from Old English seofontīne; see septm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

## seventeen

(ˈsɛvənˈtiːn)
n
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and seven and is a prime number. See also number1
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 17, XVII, etc, representing this number
3. (Mathematics) the amount or quantity that is seven more than ten
4. something represented by, representing, or consisting of 17 units
determiner
a. amounting to seventeen: seventeen attempts.
b. (as pronoun): seventeen were sold.
[Old English seofontīene]

## sev•en•teen

(ˈsɛv ənˈtin)

n.
1. a cardinal number, 10 plus 7.
2. a symbol for this number, as 17 or XVII.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. amounting to 17 in number.
[before 900; Middle English seventene, Old English seofontēne. See seven, -teen]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 seventeen - the cardinal number that is the sum of sixteen and onelarge integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten Adj. 1 seventeen - being one more than sixteen    cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
الرَّقم 17السّابِع عَشَرسَبْعَةَ عَشَرَعُمْر السّابِعَة عَشْرَهعُمْرُه 17 سنَه
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sedmnáctsedmnáct letsedmnáctiletý
sytten
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seitseteist
seitsemäntoista
sedamnaest
tizenhét
sautjánsautján ára

17
septendecim
septyniolikaseptyniolikmetisseptyniolikosseptyniolikos metųseptyniolikos metų amžius
sedemnásťsedemnásť rokov
sedemnajst
sjutton
สิบเจ็ด
on yedion yedi yaşıon yedi yaşında
mười bảy

## seventeen

[ˈsevnˈtiːn]
B. Ndiecisiete m
see five for usage

## seventeen

[ˌsɛvənˈtiːn] numdix-sept
He's seventeen → Il a dix-sept ans.

## seventeen

adjsiebzehn; 17-inch monitor (Comput) → 17-Zoll-Monitor m
nSiebzehn f ? also sixteen

## seventeen

[ˌsɛvnˈtiːn] adj & ndiciassette (m) inv
for usage see five

## seventeen

(sevnˈtiːn) noun
1. the number or figure 17.
2. the age of 17.
1. 17 in number.
2. aged 17.
seventeen-
having seventeen. a seventeen-page report.
ˌsevenˈteenth noun
1. one of seventeen equal parts.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of seventeen (people, things etc); (the) next after the sixteenth.
ˌsevenˈteen-year-old noun
a person or animal that is seventeen years old.
(of a person, animal or thing) that is seventeen years old.

## seventeen

sedmnáct sytten seitsemäntoista sedamnaest 十七 17 sjutton สิบเจ็ด mười bảy
References in classic literature ?
No girl of seventeen can pass through such an ordeal and come out unchanged; no girl of Re- becca's temperament could go through it without some inward repining and rebellion.
Pickwick was elected an honorary member of seventeen native and foreign societies, for making the discovery: that none of the seventeen could make anything of it; but that all the seventeen agreed it was very extraordinary.
To-day is the 30th of July, 1816, -- why it is but seventeen months.
Directions for Use: Swallow one pill; count seventeen by twos; then make a Wish.
He returned in the month of August to Kouka; from there he successively traversed the Mandara, Barghimi, and Klanem countries, and reached his extreme limit in the east, the town of Masena, situated at seventeen degrees twenty minutes west longitude.
But from fifteen to seventeen she was in training for a heroine; she read all such works as heroines must read to supply their memories with those quotations which are so serviceable and so soothing in the vicissitudes of their eventful lives.
Three fives he found in all, and two sticks over; and thus, at the end of it, he possessed as definite a knowledge of the number of sticks as would be possessed by the average white man by means of the single number SEVENTEEN.
Say I am seventeen, and say that seventeen is young for the eldest Miss Larkins, what of that?
The young people were all at home, and sustained their share in the introduction very well, with much good humour, and no embarrassment, at least on the part of the sons, who, at seventeen and sixteen, and tall of their age, had all the grandeur of men in the eyes of their little cousin.
He added twenty and seventeen together, and could not bring them to a satisfactory total.
He was a husky youngster of seventeen, a runaway apprentice, he told me, from an English ship in Australia.
For seventeen months no one disputed Bell's claim to be the original inventor of the telephone.

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