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sev·enth

 (sĕv′ənth)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number seven in a series.
2. One of seven equal parts.
3. Music An interval encompassing seven diatonic degrees.

[Middle English, alteration of sefende, from Old English seofunda, from seofon, seven; see seven.]

sev′enth adv. & adj.

seventh

(ˈsɛvənθ)
adj
(Mathematics) (usually prenominal)
a. coming after the sixth and before the eighth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of seven: often written 7th
b. (as noun): she left on the seventh; he was the seventh to arrive.
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one of seven equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc
b. (as modifier): a seventh part.
2. (Mathematics) the fraction equal to one divided by seven ()
3. (Music, other) music
a. the interval between one note and another seven notes away from it counting inclusively along the diatonic scale
b. one of two notes constituting such an interval in relation to the other. See also major14, minor4, interval5
c. short for seventh chord
adv
Also: seventhly after the sixth person, position, event, etc
sentence connector
Also: seventhly as the seventh point: linking what follows to the previous statements, as in a speech or argument

sev•enth

(ˈsɛv ənθ)

adj.
1. next after the sixth; being the ordinal number for seven.
2. being one of seven equal parts.
n.
3. a seventh part, esp. of one (1/7).
4. the seventh member of a series.
5.
a. a musical interval encompassing seven diatonic degrees.
b. a tone at this interval.
c. the harmonic combination of two tones a seventh apart.
adv.
6. in the seventh place.
[1275–1325]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seventh - position seven in a countable series of thingsseventh - position seven in a countable series of things
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
2.seventh - one part in seven equal parts
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
3.seventh - the musical interval between one note and another seven notes away from it
musical interval, interval - the difference in pitch between two notes
Adj.1.seventh - coming next after the sixth and just before the eighth in positionseventh - coming next after the sixth and just before the eighth in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
Translations
سُبْعالسّابِعسَابِع
sèptimsèptimasetè
sedminasedmý
syvendesyvendedel
sepa
seitsemässeitsemäsosa
sedmisedmina
hetedikheted
sjöundi
七番目七番目の
7분의 1일곱 번째의
septintaseptintadalisseptintas
sedminasiedmy
sedmisedmina
sjundedelsjuasjunde
ที่เจ็ดลำดับที่เจ็ด
yedinci1/77.inciyedide biri
một phần bảythứ bảy

seventh

[ˈsevnθ]
A. ADJséptimo
Seventh Cavalry (US) → Séptimo m de Caballería
B. N
1. (in series) → séptimo/a m/f; (= fraction) → séptima parte f
see fifth for usage
2. (Mus) (= interval) → séptima f

seventh

[ˈsɛvənθ]
adjseptième
his seventh birthday → son septième anniversaire
the seventh floor → le septième étage
n
(gen)septième mf
(= day of month) → le sept
the seventh of August → le sept août
(= fraction) → septième mseventh-grader [ˌsɛvənθˈgreɪdər] nélève mf de cinquième

seventh

adjsiebte(r, s); a seventh partein Siebtel nt; Seventh-Day AdventistAdventist(in) m(f)vom Siebenten Tag
n (= fraction)Siebtel nt; (in series) → Siebte(r, s); (Mus, = interval) → Septime f; (= chord)Septimenakkord m ? also sixth

seventh

[ˈsɛvnθ]
1. adjsettimo/a
2. n (in series) → settimo/a; (fraction) → settimo
for usage see fifth

seven

(ˈsevn) noun
1. the number or figure 7.
2. the age of 7.
adjective
1. 7 in number.
2. aged 7.
seven-
having seven (of something). a seven-sided figure.
ˈseventh noun
1. one of seven equal parts.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of seven (people, things etc); (the) next after the sixth.
ˈseven-year-old noun
a person or animal that is seven years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is seven years old.

seventh

سَابِع, سُبْع sedmina, sedmý syvende, syvendedel Siebter έβδομο, έβδομος séptimo seitsemäs, seitsemäsosa septième sedmi, sedmina settimo 七番目, 七番目の 7분의 1, 일곱 번째의 zevende sjuende, sjuendedel siódma, siódmy sétimo седьмой sjunde, sjundedel ที่เจ็ด, ลำดับที่เจ็ด yedinci một phần bảy, thứ bảy 七分之一, 第七个
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